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I am a 36 year old Director of Sales and hold Degrees in Business & Tourism and hold an Advanced Diploma in Hotel Management and have worked for a number of iconic brands. I currently manage a National Sales Team of 15 people and have spent years doing business internationally. I come from a Surfing family and competed as a youngster. With a love of the ocean and surf culture I am on the look out for possibilities in the industry. For more detail please request a copy of my resume.

Employment Preferences

80,000 To: 120,000 AUD Per Annum
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Full Time
Admin & Office Support, Customer Service, Hospitality & Tourism, Management, Manufacturing, Transport & Log, Marketing, Merchandising, Operations, Product Development, Public Relations, Sales
Australia, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Indonesia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Maldives

Surfing Experience

Longboard, Shortboard

Work History

Job Title Company When?
Director of Sales & Operations Global Fastening Systems From April 2010 To Current
Appointed to the position to start the company and build the framework for GFS to become a supplier of quality concrete & masonry fastening + anchoring products to the Australian & New Zealand construction industries.

Responsible for sourcing quality manufacturing partners through-out Asia that can meet international manufacturing standards while meeting GFS's strict criteria of delivering on time and at a competitive price. Development of all POS materials and collateral, policies & procedures, and compliance issues.

Having established mutually beneifical supply relationships in China, Taiwan, South Korea, and Malaysia GFS has developed strong distribution channels with leading wholesale and retail hardware outlets in our target markets.

GFS currently supplies over 70 products to the Australian market and based on recent national distribution contract GFS will soon introduce a further 200+ products.

GFS has recently been awarded the exslusive contract to work with Atom Supply, Australia's largest supplier to Mining and Off Shore Petroleum operations. GFS has secured distribution contracts with national hardware retailers such as Rexel, John R Turks, MJS FLoor Coverings, AFS, and are also a part of the HBT Buying Group, Australia's largest supplier to indpenedant retail hardware stores.

I am always looking to develop mutually beneficial relationships with new distributors or with professional manufacturers and invite you to contact me to discuss any opportunities.
Director Tasmanian Gourmet Food Co From March 2012 To Current
The Tasmanian Gourmet Food Co's (TGFC) initial mission was to promote select Tasmanian products at local Farmers Markets in the SE Queensland area. After 12 months of operation the business has grown from 2 - 12 markets per month and employs a number of people locally.

Due to the rapid growth in demand for Tasmanian gourmet products the TGFC is presently developing a comprehensive "one -stop-shop" eCommerce platform where all Tasmanian gourmet products can be sourced and purchased. Primarily the TGFC is focused on developing Tasmania's brand foot print and distribution opportunities into Australia's mainland states and Asian markets by facilitating online sales direct to the producers. In select instances the TGFC acts as distributor for a number of Tasmanian products.

If you are looking for any Tasmanian gourmet products for distribution or consumption or work in food & wine marketing please contact me.
Senior Business Development Mg Palazzo Versace From May 2007 To March 2009
Responsbile for all Leisure Sales to the Domestic and Western International Inbound markets for Palazzo Versace. Worked with some great people on projects such as UK's I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here TV productions, Royal and Celebrity stays. Worked closely with leading distributors of tourism products such as Qantas, Virgin, AOT, TUI, Thompson Travel etc. Spent several months per year in these markets developing distribution channels.
International Sales Manager Daydream Island Resort & Spa From February 2004 To May 2007
Employed as International Sales Manager to establish distribution channels in the Leisure markets with ITO's and Wholesalers from European and North American markets. Without a doubt my favourite place to work with a great team of people.


Qualification Field of Study Institution When?
Bachelor of Business Business Univesity of Tasmania From 2011 To 2011
Advanced Diploma Hospitality Drysdale Institute of TAFE From 2002 To 2004

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