Stefan Preston

Stefan Preston is one of NZ's most accomplished CEO's. He has been involved in turning around Whitcoulls, Pacific Retail Group and Bendon. He is a Business speaker with strong focus on retailing, aspects of marketing, leadership, people development and building a global brand.
Stefan Preston is one of NZ's most accomplished CEO's. He has been involved in turning around Whitcoulls, Pacific Retail Group and Bendon. He is a Business speaker with strong focus on retailing, aspects of marketing, leadership, people development and building a global brand.

Stefan is a former CEO of technology companies, Ubix Document Solutions and Cogent Communications. Other roles in major New Zealand companies include a two year period as Director and CEO of New Zealand’s leading appliance and electronics retailer, Pacific Retail Group and Bendon.
Stefan has also worked as a strategic management consultant based in San Francisco. Having graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Civil Engineering Stefan worked in the heavy construction industry, before going on to complete a Master of Business Administration at Stanford University.
Stefan has demonstrated effective leadership and management skills, which combined with his retail and marketing knowledge, have led to a greatly improved profitability. Above all Stefan likes to make a difference. He speaks on aspects of retailing; marketing – describing his proposition in terms of a solution rather than product; branding; leadership and innovative management - all skills that can be applied to most businesses. He also delivers keynote presentations or in-depth seminars on aspects of retailing. As in any business, Stefan believes communication is key ingredients to retail success. If you are looking to improve profitability within a retail organisation, Stefan can help you achieve your goals.

Presentations: 

Topics:
• Company Performance Improvement in Practice
• All Aspects of Business
• Retailing
• Marketing
• E – Commerce - the way of Business in the Future