A career highlighted with successful progression from FMCG marketing and key account retail management through to board level Chair. The establishment of 3 companies ranging from traditional retail and distribution to cutting edge consumer technology within the on-line and mobile sectors.
On-going personal C-Level development highlighted by wide experience covering all critical areas of business including strategy, business development, leadership and finance. This skill set has been successfully demonstrated both in the establishment of new businesses and their core structures allowing growth and success.
Key Performance Areas: C-Level success in business commercialisation across the Asia Pacific. The linking and development of partners focusing on long term value creation. Global consulting services including distribution, joint ventures, equity, strategic planning and cultural application.
Managing teams of staff globally and remotely. Providing high levels of leadership, guidance, support and performance based metrics. Providing applied business development entry strategies and sales targets for a wide number of different digital clients. A balanced and weighted approach to daily business decision making.
Recent consulting focus on social networking trends both in digital publishing and monetization. OTT, streaming and on-demand content packaging and licensing within the media sector. Guiding clients including National Geographic and ABC across the North Asian markets. Media experience in content multi-channel publishing.
More recently as the founding Chairman for VGW, it began with the writing of the pre-launch business plan through to the sourcing of a world class board. We created a global cloud based start-up raised over $10m in funding, it currently is a public unlisted company. VGW operates in a highly regulated online gambling sector requiring strict governance, oversight and company policy.
Activities: Member of the AICD which involves on-going education courses, reading and weekly topical features. A key part of my own personal development and exposure to current company policy and issues facing businesses.
focused heavily on expanding my business strategy, segmentation, financial skills and ongoing leadership.