As a school leaver, Scott undertook an engineering apprenticeship as a Fitter and Turner. Following this, he developed his skill base in Sales & Marketing, Agency Acquisition, Importing & Distribution of sporting goods for Kilwell Sports.
In 1986, Scott and his wife Bev purchased a small paint manufacturing company “The Paint Factory” in Rotorua with six employees. In the 30 years that followed, the company has grown with multiple company acquisitions. Today, Damar is a proudly New Zealand owned and operated manufacturer of aerosols, coatings and chemicals with manufacturing facilities in Rotorua, Hastings and Sydney and supporting over 200 employees and their families.
In the last five years Damar has undertaken a major drive to lead the industry in total compliance to the latest EPA (Worksafe) Dangerous Goods requirements.