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  • Don McKenzie
  • December 31, 2015
  • Australia
  • Certified Associate
  • English
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Don McKenzie is the Managing Director of the Adizes Institute Australia and uses his diverse experience, combined with the world recognized Adizes Methodology, to deliver transformation programs, workshops and in company seminars for all sizes and types of businesses, across Australia.

Don is an experienced executive and has built businesses both organically and by acquisition in different parts of the world. He led an Australian company to list on the
Australian Stock Exchange (ASX), and was the youngest Managing Director of an ASX listed business at that time.

Don is involved with the Queensland Government Mentoring for Growth program, which offers businesses a panel mentoring experience with leaders in various fields providing mentoring and guidance on a volunteer basis. He also provides mentoring and guidance for investment groups.

Don found Adizes during his journey as a private and then public company Managing Director and CEO. He now uses the methodology, coupled with his experience from owning small and large businesses, to help other businesses get to Prime. He uses his successes and failures as a business owner to help other owners and executives.



2020 Bangkok, Thailand
2019 Sydney, Australia
2018 Santa Barbara
2018 Baku, Azerbaijan
2017 Monterrey, Mexico
2017 Santa Barbara, USA
2016 Delhi, India
2015 Santa Barbara, USA
2014 Milocer, Montenegro
2013 Santa Barbara, USA
2012 St. Petersburg, Russia
2011 Vilnius, Lithuania
2011 Chapala, Mexico
2010 Tirana, Albania
2009 Las Vegas, Nevada
2008 Istanbul, Turkey
2007 Lake Palic, Serbia
2006 Chengdu China
2005 Miramichi, Canada
2004 Silkeborg Denmark
2003 Huatulco, Mexico
2002 Portoroz, Slovenia
2001 Ottawa, Canada
2000 Greenland
1999 Santa Barbara
1998 Antigua, West Indies
1997 Sesimbra, Portugal
1996 Santa Barbara
1995 Copenhagen, Denmar
1994 Stockholm, Sweden
1993 The Poconos, Pennsylvania
1992 Rota, Spain
1991 West Sussex, England
1990 Sonderborg, Denmark
1989 Oslo, Norway
1989 Miami, Florida
1988 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1987 Eilat, Israel
1986 Cota de Coza, California
1985 Dead Sea
1984 Marbella, Spain
1983 Cota de Coza, California
1982 Stockholm, Sweden
1981 Santa Monica, California
1980 Cota de Coza, California