Garth Pickett

B.Tech, Industrial Engineering (Hons) and
MBA with distinction from Massey University


Business Advisor

Garth specialises in assisting businesses undergoing transformative change.  Over the last 15 years he has led three different companies in fundamentally different industries enabling him to develop highly adaptable and effective management skills.

  • Established a business unit within an existing business and developed and implemented the strategy leading to strong growth.
  • Re-engineered a recently acquired business to fit within an Australian owned public company.
  • Managed the assimilation of a private company into a corporate.
  • Led two major factory designs and one reconstruction project.

Industry experience in

  • Carpets, Textiles
  • Rigid plastic packaging
  • Technical injection moulding
  • Flexible plastics
  • Printed folded cartons

Garth is also a keen fisherman and is a Leader in the Sea Scots Venturer Unit.

Sales & Customer Development 95%
Strategy Development & Excecution 95%
Leadership & People Engagement 94%
Change Management 98%
Manufacturing 97%

Personal Profile


Garth is an experienced and commercially astute business leader and problem solver with over thirty years in Senior Business Management positions, including:

  • Twenty years in General Management across four industries.
  • Senior roles with privately owned companies and large multinationals.
  • Management experience across all major business disciplines from; Sales, Marketing, Warehousing, Logistics, Manufacturing, Human Resources and Finance.
  • Proven track record in operational and financial turnarounds, projects for improvement and business development

He has an inclusive and consultative style that seeks to draw from the accumulated knowledge of those in the business in order to achieve the very best outcomes possible, both in the decisions that need to be made and in the execution of those decisions in the field.

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