Ronnie Butt

New Business Development Manager, Comvita

Ronnie has been with Comvita since 2006 and has championed Comvita’s premium brand positioning in Asia. He brings his understanding of the Asian consumer market and knowledge of building business strategies to target exports to Asia. He is a member of the Industry Advisory Panel at High Value Nutrition National Science Challenge – a New Zealand Government initiative to harness New Zealand’s world-class scientific expertise to create market and industry relevant knowledge which will deliver competitive advantage to New Zealand’s food and beverage exports.

Prior to joining Comvita, Ronnie lived in 6 Asian cities as he worked at ExxonMobil in sales, marketing and product roles. Ronnie has over 20 years’ experience in retail operations, e-commerce, product management, marketing and business development across the food, healthcare & energy sector.

He graduated from INSEAD Advanced Management Program, sponsored by the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Business Scholarship.