Exciting news, we have new ownership!


David Forman is excited to announce that we have joined the Skills GroupNZ’s largest Industry Training Organisation (ITO). Skills Group takes care of the vocational training needs and qualifications for 21 industry sectors. It is also a full-service consultancy specialising in learning & development, workplace wellbeing, and education consulting. 

As 2020 marked our 50th anniversary, now is the perfect time to bring our passion for sales training to the Skills Group. They have the resources to ensure David Forman can continue to evolve to help develop people and grow our clients’ businesses.  

COVID-19 has shown that, more than ever, organisations need good people performing at consistently high levels, and the role of David Forman continues to be vitally important to help companies demonstrate the value they can add.  

Skills Group CEO, Garry Fissenden, says that the partnership with David Forman allows Skills Group to offer exciting new services to their customers. “What we learned through the uncertainty of Covid is that growing people at work is critical for businesses. David Forman is known for being the go-to provider for sales training, so it’s great to be joining with them to offer an even wider range of expert services to Kiwi businesses who want to invest in upskilling their people.” 

Stuart will still be involved in the business, contracting to Skills Group as Master Facilitator, whilst Olivia is working with Skills Group to transition over client relationships and ensure a smooth handover. 

If you would like to find out more about how you or your team can take advantage of these new opportunities, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.