Event: Women's Enterprise Network - Blairgowrie
Our speaker this month is Marion MacCormick. Formerly buying director with Aldi stores, she now runs Blasad Food and Drink consultancy.
|Tue 5 Jun 2018
The WEN meetings are informal and friendly – even if you're just thinking about starting a business, come along and be inspired. All welcome to come along.
Our speaker this month is Marion MacCormick, formerly buying director with Aldi stores she now runs Blasad Food and Drink consultancy - www.blasad.com/
Marion was a Director with Aldi Scotland for 18 years, with responsibility for Fresh Meat Buying for nearly 10 years as well as overseeing and developing Aldi’s Scottish marketing and PR strategy. A key part of this role was working with key stakeholders on agriculture, food and health policy in Scotland, and understanding the nuances of the Scottish market.
For the past 12 months Marion has worked on the Future role of Scottish Agriculture for the Scottish Government on a voluntary basis, and is also a member of the National Council of Rural Advisers. She writes an Insight column in the Scottish edition of the Farmers Journal, giving a market perspective on trends impacting farming and recently won the NFUS Ambassador to Agriculture. Marion has children and divides her time between Glasgow and Oban.
She will talk about her business ‘journey’ and provide invaluable advice on effective marketing, PR and how to develop a relationship with major brands.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any dietary requirements.