Doug Downer is an experienced Business Developer with an impressive 15+ year senior management history in developing and leading businesses within the Retail, Hospitality and Franchising sectors. Specialising in SME Business Development and Growth, Coaching and Facilitating, Operations, Recruitment, Training, Supply Chain, Marketing and all aspects of Franchising.
A franchising expert having worked in both start-up and established networks, delivering significant comparable and new business growth with significant improvements in profitability and operational standards.
Doug has been responsible for the establishment of three start-up franchise systems including all aspects from strategy through to market entry. Doug has operated at CEO and General Manager level in 8 franchise systems.
Doug started, owned and operated three successful SME Businesses of his own.
Through his consulting practice, Doug has consulted with and improved a large number of SME businesses across a wide portfolio of industry – including Finance & Accounting firms, Recruitment agencies, Manufacturing, Wholesale, Retail, Property and Hospitality businesses.
Doug looks after all business operating in New South Wales so if you are interested in learning more about business opportunities in the region please contact Doug.