Zip Water marketing, strategy and innovation director, Mike Abbott has been promoted to the role of managing director for Australia and New Zealand. He continues to report to John Doumani in his role as Zip International president and sits on the Zip global leadership team.

Abbott joined Zip in July 2020 as marketing and strategy director, assuming additional responsibility for innovation in early 2021. He will continue to hold responsibility for marketing, strategy and innovation, along with his new role as managing director.

Prior to joining Zip, Abbott had 16 years of experience leading marketing strategy and innovation functions and business unit leadership roles in major corporations such as Proctor and Gamble, Sanofi, Kimberley Clark and Ontex. He achieved an impressive track record of success in each of these roles.

Zip Water has been manufacturing and marketing Australian designed and made instant water solutions since 1947 with expertise in filtered boiling, chilled and sparkling water taps.

Pictured: Zip International president, John Doumani and Zip Water managing director, Australia and New Zealand, Mike Abbott.