David Prior - Bladnoch


David Prior - Bladnoch

Our next guest is David Prior - one of Australia's leading businessman with business interests and corporate experience across a range of sectors. 

Alongside his father Malcolm, David was the founder of sustainable packaging group, Baroda, which sold to packaging giant Visy in 2007. 

He then Founded five:am organics, a market-leading producer and supplier of organic foods in 2009 and later sold the business to UK consumer product company PZ Cussons for $80m in 2014. 

In 2015, David purchased the Bladnoch Distillery in Scotland, a 200 year-old, single malt Scotch whiskey producer in the Scottish lowlands that had fallen into administration the previous year. 

Outside of his corporate positions, David & wife Sallie are heavily involved in the philanthropic sector via the Prior Family Foundation - a not-for-profit organisation focused on preservation of the environment, wildlife and cultures. 

David is also a Director of Culture is Life that dedicates its efforts toward reducing youth suicide, particularly amongst indigenous populations.


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