Peter Blair is a partner at the Watermark Search International Sydney office and global lead of the Consumer Practice and a member of the firm’s Board Practice.
Peter focuses on Board, CEO and C-suite level searches and specialising in consumer goods, retail, food, media/entertainment, hospitality, and consumer healthcare. He has conducted hundreds of high priority executive searches at senior levels and collaborated with clients and executives to create impactful careers. Client feedback describes Peter as relationship oriented, strategic in his perspective, approachable, flexible and reliable.
Peter has a unique search partner profile in Australia and New Zealand, as he has lived in 12 countries and regions including Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and completed search assignments globally and locally.
Peter has a personal professional network in excess of 10,000 people and possesses a strong track record over 30+ years of building effective partnerships with global and local private and public consumer companies. His diverse in-country experience and knowledge of global consumer, health and retail markets is highly regarded.
Prior to Peter’s Executive Search career starting in 2007, Peter had achieved over 20 years of experience working internationally in key general management, sales and marketing leadership roles at Unilever, Coca-Cola, Kimberly Clark and Colgate-Palmolive.
Peter earned his Full MBA degree from Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM), Macquarie University. A global Top 20 MBA school. He is also a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Peter is a speaker at events, is a regular contributor to thought leadership to his network, and provides industry updates to media titles across Asia Pacific.