Kevin D’Ambros-Smith

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About Kevin

Kevin coaches businesses on how to drive long-term sustainable growth and profitability.

He specialises in business, sales and marketing strategy; working with businesses to set clear and defined business goals, as well as mapping out simple pathways to success.

Kevin knows every business has a story to tell and he will help you tell yours. Whether your business is big or small, it has a uniqueness and magic that can captivate consumers. He is obsessed with what makes a consumer buy and how businesses can best position their products to appeal to customers and drive them to purchase. Kevin will help you find and develop the ‘secret sauce’ in your business.


Kevin has worked at advertising agencies DDB, Ogilvy and Saatchi & Saatchi and helped grow the businesses of major clients like Telecom (Spark) , Lion Breweries, Unilever, NZI, GSK and McDonald’s.

He has over a decade of experience in utilising inbound marketing and sales funnels and marketing automation tools to attract leads, drive sales, surprise and delight customers and ultimately generate the loyal customers that will fuel your future business growth.

Kevin has also started, developed and sold multiple businesses across a number of industries; growing these from start-up into multi-million dollar companies. These span from multi-award-winning online retail stores in the grocery, pet, pharmacy, toy and baby categories; through to a specialist ‘Influencer’ media company and a healthcare logistics business.

Areas of expertise

• Identifying what makes your business unique
• Helping companies pinpoint their core target market
• Acquiring and creating loyal customers
• Ecommerce / Online Retail (from website development through to in-house logistics)
• Online / Social Media
• Marketing and Business Strategy

A few of Kevin’s past clients

• Telecom Mobile
• NZ Dairy Foods
• General Mills
• Lion Breweries
• Kimberly-Clark
• Unilever
• McDonald’s

"When it comes to personalisation and developing a rich, engaging relationship with their customers, hardly anyone in New Zealand is doing it well. The standout example here is Nappies Direct."

Dean Taylor
CEO Contagion Advertising

Explore blog posts written by Kevin D’Ambros-Smith
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Of Course It’s Personal: 5 Tips for Creating Customer Loyalty


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