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Drinks developer joins board of 71 Brewing

mark-fowlestoneMark Fowlestone, one of the founding partners of Edinburgh & London based creative agency Multiply, has taken on his first outside board role as non-executive director of 71 Brewing in Dundee.

Head brewer, Duncan Alexander, said: “Mark came to my attention from a number of trusted sources because of not just what he and his team have achieved at Multiply over the last ten years but also because he’s been at the coalface of drinks new product development.

“He doesn’t just understand the theory but he’s successfully brought not only his own products but also clients to market – he makes a real difference. He’s got tons of knowledge and experience to help us fully define our proposition and identify our space in the marketplace. He’s a good guy to know.”

Dr Fowlestone said: “It’s a huge opportunity, run by two great guys and it promises to be a banging pint – why the hell not?”

Under the terms of the funding agreement with Scottish Enterprise, the craft brewer was required to appoint a non-executive director and Dr Fowlestone has now joined the SE’s accredited roster. 

Dr Fowlestone holds a doctorate with research specialisms around branding, brand storytelling and organisational culture. Prior to setting up Multiply in 2003, his career spanned advertising (WPP – Ogilvy Group) and integrated marketing as MD of KLP Euro RSCG (part of the worldwide HAVAS Group).

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