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 four different businesses in fundamentally different industries. This has enabled him to develop highly adaptable and effective management skills.

Examples of experience

  • 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.

Garth has 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 Scouts 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. A 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; Sales, Marketing, Warehousing, Logistics, Manufacturing, Human Resources and Finance.
  • Proven track record in operational and financial turnarounds, projects for improvement and business development.

Garth comes from a strong sales background. As a consequence, his clients get a sales focus and he makes no apologies for it. He encourages growth and a mindset that builds robustness and sustainability.

Clients enjoy Garth’s inclusive and consultative style that draws from the accumulated knowledge of those in the business. Garth assists his clients 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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