Margaret Fitzgerald

Current Employment

Current Company

The Business Factory

Current Position


Time in this Position

1year 9 months

Current Company 2


Current Position 2


Time in this Position 2

4 years 10 Months

Current Company 3

The Bowel and Liver Trust

Current Position 3

General Manager

Time in this Position 3

1 year 11 Months

Professional Profile

Key Achievements

Managing Director of Navy Blue Oman established the organisation and through sourcing a stable of new clients built revenues of $2.4m.

General Manager of Marketing & Service Solutions for New Zealand’s largest child health provider developed and implemented a communications strategy to increase service effectiveness, developed a BD strategy to provide new revenue streams and sold commercial sponsorships Worked with the national Board to extract Plunketline from Healthline and bring back under corporate control.

Chief Executive of the New Zealand operations of an international standards authority led the recovery of operating performance by developing effective business strategies and building an effective team to substantially increase membership, grow the revenue base, implement new management systems.

Affiliations and Memberships


Institute of Directors



Margaret Fitzgerald

Email address

Preferred Contact Number


Postal address

99 Sherborne Street



Professional Profile

A natural leader with a history of developing effective teams to deliver significant outcomes in private and public sector service organisations.  My ability to work strategically at a senior executive level and to quickly adapt to new environments and embrace change is demonstrated by her performance in senior roles within the manufacturing, wholesale, retail, direct marketing, professional services and health sectors.

In Governance roles I bring to the table strategic thinking greatly enhanced by diversity. My strong functional background in Marketing, Communications and Business development has been strategically enriched by working in a range of diverse organisations both for profit and non – profit, within New Zealand and Internationally. I have international networks and most recently within the Middle East. I am an energetic positive person with a quick agile mind.
Navyblue International (Board Member)             Feb 2009 – Nov 2011
Navyblue Oman – Managing Director                   Jan 2009 – Nov 2011

$12m turnover. Branding and Communications Company employing 65 people in Scotland, England, South Africa and Oman. Recognised as one of the top 5 Branding and Communications companies, in the United Kingdom. Won multiple awards and in 2010 won best design agency in the UK.


SMEI International (NZ, Wgtn. Board Member)      Jan 1993 – Jan 1998

SMEI the global sales and marketing professional association involved in vocational education for Sales and Business development.  Member of 5 person Board that developed strategies to grow Sales education and development over six years.


Advisory Board Member


Charity, Private Company, Start Up Companies

Key skills

General management, Governance, Marketing, Sales, Start Ups, Strategy & Planning

Industry experience

Community/Social Assistance, Education/Training, Manufacturing, Media/Advertising/Communications, Professional Services/Commercial

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Curriculum Vitae / Biography

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