Michael Wittner is Executive Chairman of Wittner Shoes and CEO of Wittner International Pty Ltd. He considers it a privilege to have worked with family in a business that today is recognised internationally as one of Australia’s leading footwear brands, specialising in women’s fashion footwear.
Michael lived and worked in the UK in the early 80’s before officially joining the family business in 1983, some 37 years ago. He has a Bachelor of Marketing with a major in Retail and was a proud member of the 2nd FBA Forum group and Chair of the Inaugraual FBA next generation group.
Together with father David, brother Peter and sister Debra, Michael has spent the best part of his career building the Wittner brand with the company peaking at over 105 doors in Australia and New Zealand.
Michael’s area of expertise is product, innovation, marketing, digital and brand building. He is a shoe designer and aside from having designed many of the company’s best selling styles, has also designed and developed proprietary design and buying software.
He is a keen rower and now a level 1 rowing coach for anyone looking to learn to row and looks forward to sharing some key Wittner family business insights.
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