Scottie is CEO and Director of Spring Sheep Milk Co, This is a true consumer to source business spanning consumer branding, through farming and genetics. It is a JV between Landcorp and SLC to create a branded, high value primary product from NZ, destined for discerning consumers in multiple markets.
Prior to launching Spring Sheep, Scottie established SLC in 2012 as a boutique international marketing and investment entity.
Scottie spent 13 years of his working career in Japan, speaks Japanese and and has held roles including GM-Automotive & Technology for Exel Japan and Deputy General Manager - Asia for Zespri International. He returned home to NZ in 2006 and with his business partner purchased Redwood Cellars and developed the Old Mout Cider Brand. Heineken purchased this business in 2012.
Formally trained in Marketing at Otago, Scottie sees NZ's opportunities in pursuing niche high value plays to engaged consumers as opposed to volume plays into the flavour of the year market. Spring Sheep is the perfect vehicle to prove NZ can succeed in these opportunities.