Penny Parkinson is an established marketer with over 20 years’ experience. She has worked on some incredible brands, in different sectors across fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), retail health brands, hospitality, hotels and financial services spanning the UK and Australia. A career highlight was working on the Linda McCartney vegetarian frozen food brand and launching it in the Netherlands with Linda and Paul at a press conference. Penny moved to Australia in 2007 and her first role was opening and launching the Q Station at North Head in Manly. Today a successful hotel, conference facility that also operates tours.
Penny is passionate about helping people and in her spare time volunteers at a soup kitchen in King Cross, she is also connected to a child through the Wesley Mission on their aunties and uncles’ program. Penny is a keen and yogi and loves nothing more than to walk the Sydney coast on a weekend.
Penny joined VetPartners in August 2018 and is thrilled to combine her passion for helping with the veterinary industry and supporting a wonderful range of individual businesses to thrive.
With a pragmatic commercial approach to marketing, I am able to focus on delivering results through return on investment (ROI).
I possess highly developed communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to influence key stakeholders. I have strong experience in building, developing and managing high performance teams as well as building strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective management and deliver of complex concurrent marketing projects.