Helping businesses grow since 1989.

Howard Hall CMC, FAICD


Managing Director
Corporate Advisor

Bachelor of Applied Science, Queensland, 1976

Graduate Diploma of Business Studies, Marketing and Management Major, NSW, 1984

Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Certified Management Consultant (CMC)

Member, Institute of Management Consultants

Director, Steel Foundations Limited

Advisory Board Member, National Food Industry Strategy (NFIS) Chains Program

Since 1989 Howard has been the Managing Director of CDI Pinnacle Management, consultants in Company Search, strategy, marketing, research and change management. He has more than 25 years of international experience in commerce, management and business consultancy.

Howard works directly with clients in corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions and business development. He has worked extensively in Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas. His strengths include strategy, competitive and opportunity analysis, and implementation/process planning.

Howard's clients have included firms engaged in manufacturing, food processing, mining service and supply, packaging, fresh food production and marketing, and other integrated agribusiness. In many of his projects, Howard manages multi-discipline teams across multiple countries.

Howard has held senior management positions across a variety of sectors. These positions include:

  • General Manager Foodservice, Cash & Carry and Liquor, QIW Limited (Distribution)
  • National Sales and Marketing Manager, Comgroup Supplies Pty Ltd (part of the Hungry Jacks group of companies [Burger King in Australia]) (Food Manufacturing)
  • Managing Director Vadaka Pty Ltd, operating bakeries and retail food outlets, Brisbane (Bakery and Retail)
  • Queensland Manager, Agrivet Division, Hoechst Australia Limited (Agricultural Chemicals)