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Gary Brown

Associated Partner

A senior international executive with over 30 years of experience in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector. He has held leadership roles spanning board member, group CEO, regional president, country general management, CEO and functional head of sales & marketing.

Brown is a veteran of emerging markets, having lived and worked for 29 years across Asia Pacific and Africa. He also has developed market experience with a 2-year stint in the UK. His expertise lies in driving growth for FMCG businesses across diverse cultures.

Brown held the pinnacle leadership position as President of Sara Lee Asia Pacific and Africa. In this role, he was also a member of the worldwide Board of Sara Lee's Household & Body Care division. Prior to this, he had general management and regional responsibilities at Sara Lee spanning multiple geographies.

He has a proven track record of achieving results and delivering profitable growth across a diverse array of FMCG businesses, products and operating environments. Brown's cross-functional experience covers commercial functions like sales and marketing in addition to operational roles managing P&L's.

Notable Transactions
  • Transaction experience in both Food & Beverage and Retail & Consumer sectors

  • Venture capital deals in the Retail & Consumer sector

  • Pre-IPO transactions in the Retail & Consumer sector

  • Joint Ventures in both Food & Beverage and Retail & Consumer sectors

  • M&A Advisory for both Food & Beverage and Retail & Consumer industries

  • No indicated experience in Late Stage, Growth Capital, Debt, Public Equities, Corporate Finance Advisory, Project Finance, or Fund management across these sectors

Past & Current Boards


Gary Brown

(65) 8835 7752


BA, Business, Perth Technical College


FMCG, Retail, Food


Kuala Lumpur

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