Dave Maslen introduces the New Zealand Merino Company in this Wool Academy Podcast interview. Dave explains the different benefits NZM offers to its wool growers, supply chain partners and brand retailers. He also talks about the research NZM conducted to better understand the environmental impacts of wool. Dave is also an expert when it comes to understanding the passionate wool consumer and what it takes to turn first-time wool customers into raving fans.
About Dave Maslen
Dave Maslen is the Global Partnerships Manager at the New Zealand Merino Company. This involves taking primary responsibility for NZM’s key international relationships with its retail brand partners and supply chain partners. He is responsible for NZM’s marketing activities, maintenance and growth of existing business, development of new business, supply chain and contract management, strategic growth initiatives, research and development, and sustainability, traceability and ethical production. Dave has a background in environmental science and sustainable land management, and is engaged globally with a broad range of agencies focused on sustainability.
Connect with Dave Maslen here
The New Zealand Merino Company website
The ZQ Merino accreditation programme
ZQ Merino on Facebook
ZQ Merino Fibre Factsheet