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ANDREW HICKS – CLASS OF 1990 – RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF FORBES MOST INFLUENTIAL CMOs – 2022
Andrew Hicks (Class of 1990) was appointed Chief Marketing Officer, Woolworths Group in June 2019. Andrew was previously Director of Marketing, Woolworths Food Group and Supermarkets since November 2015, during which time Woolworths was awarded B&T Marketing Team of the Year (2017) and Ad News Brand Of The Year (2017). Prior to this, Andrew was General Manager, Marketing, Woolworths Liquor Group since 2012, leading the transformation of the BWS brand and extending Dan Murphy’s lead as Australia’s most iconic drinks retail brand. Andrew originally joined the Group in 2008 as National Marketing Manager of Dan Murphy’s.
Prior to Woolworths Group, Andrew was the National Marketing Executive for Musica in South Africa. Andrew has a Bachelor of Social Science and Marketing Honours degrees from the University of KwaZulu-Natal as well as a Diploma in Advertising (Copywriting) from The Red & Yellow School.
Andrew most recently was named one of Forbes’s most 50 recognized CMO’s in the World for 2022.
Andrew is #21 on list