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Rotary Members Job Talks
Rotary Members Job Talks

Mon, 27 Sept


Rotary Members Job Talks

Rotary Members Job Talks

Rotary Members Job Talks is where we hear from our club members about the work that they do and how they impact the community. This months speaker is Brigit Marx and Pete Marzec

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Time & Location

27 Sept 2021, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Rotary Members Job Talks

About the event

Brigit Marx 

Double Masters degree in Business Administration (Germany) and Commerce (Australia)

Majors in Finance, Business and Social Psychology, Marketing and Tourism

16-year career in publishing, marketing and tourism

2004 - Arrival in Australia

Positions at Tourism Australia as well as the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (Sydney Royal Easter Show / Sydney Showground)

2010 - Changed profession: re-trained as a pastry chef to pursue love for pastries & bread

Started Sugarplum Bakery business with focus on High Teas, Corporate Lunches and Waffle Events

2012 - Health-scare changed focus from baking cakes (with sugar) to teaching artisan bread techniques in person and on Zoom

Awarded bronze, silver and gold medals at the Sydney Royal Fine Food Show Professional Baking competitions

2016 - Joined the German Consulate part time as a Consular Customer Service Consultant and Case Manager for visa applications, speaking German (and French).

Current focus: November 2020 - Established new venture ‘BetterBreads' with SuperBread No. 1 - a new type of seed & nut bread that’s not only delicious but good for you with healthy fats, high fibre, low carb and no preservatives.

Sales increased from 3 loaves per week to 100 loaves per week within 6 months.

Pete Marzec

Dr Peter Marzec is an internationally recognised expert and author in process and business transformation. He has 15+ years experience in ASX100 firms and top tier consulting in Australia, Malaysia, UK and China with wealth of knowledge in financial services, manufacturing, mining, agri-business, and higher education.

To back up this experience, Pete holds a PhD in process improvement, a Masters in Operations Management, an Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is also a Six Sigma Black belt and accredited trainer from the Lean Enterprise Research Centre.

Pete has received global recognition for his research having been awarded the Emerald Publishing Outstanding Doctoral Research Award and 2017 Shingo Research Prize in Operational Excellence. He is well published on Process Improvement, Entrepreneurship, Organisational learning and Knowledge Management, and has lectured on Lean Manufacturing, Statistics, Quantitative methods, Operations Management and Marketing.

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