Ken Hetherington

  • Beachhead Advisor, Middle East

Ken specialises in delivering automated process solutions to the world’s largest multinational FMCG companies and has over 28 years' international experience.  

Ken has set up multi discipline New Zealand export manufacturing businesses.  He is a founding director and shareholder in multiple technological companies located in New Zealand, Australia, Singapore and Dubai.

Ken has extensive experience in establishing business within international markets, developing local presence, resourcing, negotiating contracts, securing supplier agreements and delivering full turnkey process solutions. 

Advisory areas

Business development in new international markets, multicultural business relations, negotiating contracts, company formation and structure, meeting contractual obligations for bank instruments, development of business process and procedures, technical R&D.

Sector experience

Engineering, manufacturing processes, marketing.


Australasia, Middle East, Africa, India.