Jul 27 / Michael Schubert
Business Victor Harbor’s Board has announced the appointment of Colin Shearing, former CEO, SA Independent Retailers Association, as its Executive Officer.

We are delighted to appoint Colin Shearing as our Executive Officer, which initially will be a part-time position.

It’s tremendous to have such a renown South Australian leader to work with our Board, who is a 5th generation SA family business and continues to lobby in the best interests of all SA businesses.

With 30+ years’ experience in CEO and executive management roles, industry leadership, and advocacy in the interests of supporting local SA business owners across the State, Colin delivers an outstanding package and array of industry knowledge, strong networks and government relations at all levels

Colin is already well connected with several of the region’s industry and community networks including retail, wholesale, personal services, hospitality, tourism, motor trades, building & construction and employment, training & education 

His tertiary qualifications include Executive MBA; Vocational Grad Cert in Retail Leadership and Diplomas in Retail, Training & Education and Training Design & Development       

Business Victor Harbor is confident that Colin’s leadership will create and maintain strong stakeholder partners at the strategic level and generate innovative approaches to add significant value and towards growing member satisfaction

Other positions held by Colin include:

Committee Member Premier’s Industry Response & Recovery Covid-19
Committee Member Minister’s Single-use Plastic Legislation Taskforce
Board Member SA & Business Services Skills Training Council
Committee Member Small Business Commissioner’s Retail Shop Leases Committee
Director South Australian Employment Tribunal
Director Bring Back Australia
Director Service Skills SA
Director HockeySA
President SA Retailers Association
Director SA Retail Industry Training Advisory Board
Executive Director SA Retail Industry Training Advisory Board
Managing Director Visionary & Enterprising Management Services Pty Ltd
On the behalf of its members and partners, the Board of Business Victor Harbor welcomes Colin as Executive Officer. Together we all look forward in working together with the City of Victor Harbor, towards exciting challenges and opportunities, in driving and supporting a vibrant, sustainable and diverse local economy and community.

Colin’s contact details are:

Mobile 0413 282 641

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