The Alternative Board
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With over 27 years of experience across all facets of business, including ownership, Scott brings a passion to his work with business owners and leaders in helping them to realise their visions of personal and business success.
Working for many years in the New Zealand dairy industry, Scott started as a farm consultant before progressing into international marketing, sales and business development roles. He lived offshore with his family for 11 years in Asia, the Middle East and Russia, and spent two years with Fonterra’s international strategy and M&A team.
Moving to Auckland in 2003 Scott became the Marketing Director of Tenon (a business involved in international wood products marketing), leading their international and domestic marketing and strategy.
Scott’s first taste of business ownership began when he joined the marketing consulting group, Traffic, developing growth strategies for NZ businesses. As a result of his consulting work, Scott was asked to join the Laser Electrical and Plumbing franchise group as a Director and NZ CEO where he operated successfully for a number of years.
Most recently Scott was the owner and Managing Director of Essential Brands Group NZ, an Australasian coffee franchise group. Scott grew this direct sales business to profitability in a very challenging market before successfully managing the sale of the business.
Scott has an Agricultural Science degree and a post-graduate Diploma of Business Administration from Massey University.