Robert Bree is a multi-disciplinary strategy facilitator who will guide you and your team through the review and planning process efficiently and enjoyably, delivering the commercial outcomes you are looking for. Within a sensible budget.
Rob has over 30 years’ local and international experience in branding, marketing, commercial management and consulting. Across multiple industries including: FMCG, Fast Food, Banking, Building Products, Brewing, Human and Animal Health, Advertising, Research and Design.
Rob is Chief Executive of (RANZ) Research Association New Zealand, Adjudicator of the (LAPPS) Liquor Advertising and Promotion Pre-Vetting Service, Chief Executive of Heavensent Gourmet and Chief Executive of The Marketing Guy Limited, trading as BMSW.
He is available to assist on large and small projects and provides a range of services such as:
"In that way I have definitely seen my business and people develop new skills. It also makes it easier for me to challenge my team to aim higher and deliver fresh thinking. He works across our portfolio and has also worked with our surgical team to assist with the positioning and marketing of a new therapy."
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
"We worked with Rob first as a design coach, and then as acting marketing manager, when we had a gap in our organisation. We really enjoyed working with Rob and drawing on his experience and enthusiasm. Rob brought a new vision to our marketing group, concentrating on customer empathy and up-skilling the team."
"I have worked with Rob for 4 years since the research industry merged two separate industry associations into Research Association New Zealand. Rob was instrumental in both facilitating and then executing the successful merger. He is a master facilitator, always taking a very organised and analytical approach."
Research Association New Zealand
" Since 2008 Rob has led a wide variety of initiatives on our behalf ranging from market research and business process analysis to new venture explorations, strategy development, customer loyalty rewards and marketing training. He has consistently brought a healthy balance of understanding what our business is trying to achieve."
"Tasman Insulation commissioned Rob Bree to assist us develop and drive our business strategy and marketing plans. Working closely with the senior team and then the marketing team, Rob rapidly developed an understanding of the underlying issues and opportunities that our market and business faces."
Tony Te Au,
Tasman Insulation (Pink Batts) NZ
"We commissioned Rob to help us develop the Five Year Growth Strategy. He really delivered on our expectations of the project. What stood out for me was his refreshing and 'real' approach to life in business. He was excellent at identifying the true breakthrough strategy and got us focused on the required actions to help us achieve our aims."
Charlie's Trading Company
"Rob did a fantastic job deciphering who we are and what our Purpose is. I liked the way he worked out what we were good at, where we had potential and then linked that through to true market opportunities."
"ScanCam™ is a new security technology we designed and developed for the global retail industry right here in NZ. Rob got right to work helping us with the development of a marketing proposition and strategy."
Zenith Asset Management Ltd
"Rob has a long-standing association with the advertising industry going back to his early marketing career. He is well known in industry circles as someone with a unique understanding of clients and agencies who can be relied on to act with integrity across the many business relationships he holds."
Communications Agencies Association NZ
"We engaged Rob to facilitate and lead a review of the NAB market offering and organization structure. His experience in business allowed him to quickly identify and understand our unique issues and opportunities."
Newspaper Advertising Bureau
"MYFARM contracted Rob to conduct a thorough, independent review of our brand, marketing and sales process. During the first day he drilled down into our business model, our customer tiers, our competitive advantages and our customer journey."
"Rob will be used as a yard stick for all others. His compact and very intense session left us much clearer on who we are, what we are about, and what we need to do to achieve our goals. He then gave us a document which we can use as a tool to keep us on our chosen path."
Renaissance Brewing Company
"We engaged Rob to develop a World Bank funded marketing strategy and marketing tools aimed at promoting Vanuatu’s seasonal labour workforce. From my first meeting with Rob, I knew the project would be a success. His ability to quickly understand the complexities of the assignment was outstanding."
Pacific Cooperation Foundation
Rob will work with you to develop powerful brand propositions. Whether it be new brands or a brand refresh.
He will assist you with the development of your marketing plans and other documents and guide you with the activation of your plans.
Definitely the most over-used word in business. But strategy remains the single-most important element of business success alongside having the right people on the team.
Workshops are an important element of Rob’s work and ensure that the whole team is brought along on the journey and committed to the chosen path.