Mark Hood

Commercial Director


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Mark bleeds business development and growth, and as a Growth Consultant, he has seen both unprecedented growth and disastrous failures. Mark has probably learned more about how to structure growth from those who could not grow.

Educated in Adelaide, Mark started as a direct salesperson. He has made phone calls, knocked doors through to Sales Management, Sales Directorships and CEO of Australian based companies. He understands business people, and knows what makes them tick and how they like to buy. Every multimillion-dollar strategy depends on the success of the single transactions; that's where he starts.

Some of Mark’s successes have been with Austar who provided Pay TV in rural areas, his achievements in South Australia saw me promoted to run the National team achieving a market penetration far above any other team and budget, and as Head of Sales for AAPT, Mark saw a better way to align with the market, so he built new teams, and the success of those teams saw AAPT change their direction to the mid-market.

Mark is a student of growth, and two of the best he has ever been involved with were Austar Pay TV and Chello broadband. Austar's ability to quickly build infrastructure ahead of guaranteed sales was second to none. Chello Broadband, an American company head office in Amsterdam, grew using a strong marketing message on transport icons globally backed by a highly trained sales team. If you are lucky enough to see one growth machine you are privileged, Mark has seen two and has set very high standards based on the experience.

Mark’s key differentiator is he understands front line business development. Being able to communicate effectively at all levels has enabled me to gather information and real facts at a transactional level, and then to translate those learning's into robust and achievable corporate strategies.

Company List

Freelance Auctioneer / Real Estate Agent

Sales & Marketing Manager / Chubb Security

National Rural Sales Manager/ Austar Pay TV

Sales Director / Head of SME / APPT

Country Director Australia & New Zealand / Chello Broadband

Chief Executive Officer / Mobiletonics / Vodafone

Chief Executive Officer / Revenue Growth Group

Managing Director / GrowSure

Numerous Growth Contracts

Commercial Director / Cataliize