John has had over 30 years corporate experience managing the Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asian operations of Intenational businesses in the region based in Australia. John commenced his career as a Marketing manager at 3M Australia then moved to Managing Director, Letraset Australia and then to Managing Director, Collins Debden.
In 1996 John was hired to restructure and relocate Debden Australia. Following the restructure John was responsible for the acquisition and merging of Debdens biggest competitor. This led to development of the new company Collins Debden Australia. This new company established a market share in excess of 65% in Australia.
While employed at Collins Debden for nine years John was also an Executive Director of Nippecraft, a listed company in Singapore. Nippecraft is the parent company to Collins Debden Australia. Since leaving Collins Debden in 2006 John has been involved in a number of consulting and property development projects.
During his career John has been responsible for a number of acquisitions and business sales and has considerable experience with the issues that arise in selling or purchasing a business