Mr Marcus McGowan MSc PgDip BA (Hons)

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Monday, 9 June 2014

Business Speaker: Derek Wyllie


Today our new Higher Business Management pupils met Mr Derek Wyllie, Head of International Distribution for Rockport.


Derek has worked abroad for over 9 years and has lived and worked in Kuala Lumpur and now Hong Kong in various senior roles at major international corporations.



Derek spoke about his career and how he ended up in his current role, as well as a very interesting and entertaining look at some of the characteristics of markets in the Far East.


Our pupils were engaged and highly interested in Derek’s experiences and we had a lively Q & A at the end of both presentations… which is unusual! I said to Derek that receiving a number of questions at the end is a sign of a good presentation!


Hopefully, Derek’s story and his life experiences will inspire some of our pupils to broaden their horizons and think about the vast opportunities that lie in the Pacific Region.



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