John has been involved in sales and marketing for the last 40 years, both at the retail level and in various direct sales capacities. Arriving on the Gold Coast Queensland Australia 15 years ago, he undertook a sales role in the launch of Public Access Coin-Operated Internet Kiosks, which meant he worked closely with the management of shopping centres, airports, transit stations and the Backpacker industry and all facets of the Tourism Industry.
In addition to the above, he has been instrumental in the start-up of a number of Loyalty programmes including Cashback, Onecard and Trek X.
John has had extensive advertising sales background in the magazine industry working across a range of publications covering the lifestyle, innovation and hi-end/exclusive categories in Australia, UK and Hawaii. For the past two years has maintained a sales role in the advertising sector of the Tourism industry both in Australia and New Zealand .