Based in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, Ian is amongst other things the Co-Owner and founder of Yo and Co, an innovative and independent Ice Cream and Yoghurt Brand. As well as bringing this new concept to the region, Ian has through this venture launched a new packaged retail range for consumers to purchase to "Takeout" under the Yo and Co brand.
Prior to the move to New Zealand in 2014, Ian built a successful Corporate Catering and Events business over the course of the past 20 years, offering an extensive range of hospitality services to both the commercial sector, as well as catering to large scale private events across the UK in EATLUNCH. This was successfully sold in 2014 enabling his move to New Zealand.
A highly self-motivated, determined and versatile "sales & marketing professional", with an excellent track record within both FMCG, Direct Sales and B2B business sectors. Ian is focused, thorough, a "can do" achiever who is equipped with a high degree of commercial acumen and entrepreneurial flair.
An influential communicator with the ability to lead and inspire others, Ian"s key strengths lay in being able to identify and support clear strategies for new market acquisition and in helping organisations to bring new products and concepts to market by understanding and targeting consumer demands.
Email Ian: firstname.lastname@example.org
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