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Discusiones de Rowan Watts

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Inició esta discusión. Última respuesta de Rowan Watts 4 Dic 2008.

PROJECT SUBMISSIONS: New Internationalist Deadline 28th November
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Inició esta discusión. Última respuesta de Rowan Watts 25 Nov 2008.


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Última actividad

Fernando Castillo Fuentes dejó un comentario para Rowan Watts
"Thank you very much Rowan for tha invitation to majority world, is very intresting and I hope they are interested in some of my work."
3 Ene 2012
Steve Cagan y Rowan Watts son ahora amigos
13 Nov 2011
Rowan Watts es ahora amigo/a de Alonso Castillo, Christian Torres y Diego Gonzalo Martinez
13 Jul 2011
Rowan Watts y EDUARDO CERDA SANCHEZ son ahora amigos
11 Nov 2010
Rowan Watts es ahora amigo/a de Gustavo A. Muñoz, Ezequiel Fafian y Giancotti
17 Jun 2010
Giancotti dejó un comentario para Rowan Watts
"Sorry, I haven't been in Nuestra Mirada for a long time...I just have a look into Majority interesting...what's the way to join? My personal mail is:"
11 Feb 2010
Rowan Watts y Benjamín Vidal son ahora amigos
30 Ene 2010
Rowan Watts y Ricardo Ramírez Arriola son ahora amigos
31 Oct 2009

Información de perfil

¿en qué ciudad y país vives? (where do you live?)
¿en qué país o región trabajas? (where do you usually work?)
profesión (profession)
International Makreting & Distribution
especialidad (field of work)
Majority World Photo Agency
tiempo de experiencia profesional (time of professional experience)
32 years
publicaciones y premios (publications and awards)
a marketeer on behalf of photographers who themselves ahve been published and won awards -
biografía (bio)
A marketing, business development and SME operations manager with a record of success within commercial and creative industry, both nationally and internationally.


•Led development and expansion of start-up SME to over 20 countries worldwide.
•Creation of marketing strategies which increase market share and profitability.
•Winner ‘Best New Product Award’ from International Leisure Industry Week (1997).
•Awarded BBC Small Business Enterprise Award (1985).


2005- CONSULTANCY t/a Creative Industry Marketing & Management (CIMM)

•Majority World CIC – an initiative enabling photographers from the developing world to gain access to global image markets through a dedicated digital image portal: - and for picture buyers and agencies to source and commission the work of quality indigenous photographers in-country.
•Client relationship and picture library marketing to an international marketplace - a new organisation ‘virtual’ business network.
•Researching, collating and compiling information required for detailed business planning and fund raising purposes.
•Organisation of fact-finding stakeholder networking presence at key annual UK, European and US picture industry conferences.

2002-2005 GENERAL MANAGER – Capture Ltd.

•Appointed as senior manager in charge of operations in Capture’s picture library, scanning, desk top publishing and software departments.
•Reported monthly to Board on activity, performance and action required.
•Devised and implemented marketing strategy for core products and services.
•Key CRM responsibility managing client, project and after-sales support response.
•Researched and appointed agency network to represent Travel Ink image collection, exports grown to 60% of annual picture sales.

1999-2001 PROJECT MANAGEMENT: E-marketing & Cultural Tourism Consultancy. .

•Developed e-commerce solutions for regional art and craft industry.
•Devised strategy to deliver high quality traffic to customer web site.
•Sourced and managed content for on-line merchandising.
•Undertook digital image acquisition and processing for on-line application.
•Developed ‘Wales Direct’ into premier on-line shop, exporting worldwide.
•Created Merlin’s Meander – a local initiative promoting cultural tourism.
•Project funding raised from: European Social Fund, Wales Tourist Board, The Arts Council of Wales and The Export Association.


•Responsible for the development and implementation of marketing strategy.
•Seconded to provide support, growing market 3-fold to $1.1m over 3 years.
•Led the appointed US distributor from a reactive to pro-active posture.
•Managed design, contract manufacture & supply of custom-built projects.

1980-93 GENERAL MANAGER & DIRECTOR, Airspace Structures Ltd.

•Responsible for all aspects of sales & marketing management of SME providing specialist products to niche markets.
•Formulated marketing plan & sales strategy leading to consistent growth.
•Developed budgets, monitored sales revenues and profitability.
•Handled recruitment, training and appraisal of staff developing a strong well-balanced, cross-functional team.
•Utilised strong relationship and networking skills to develop, plan and implement marketing strategies for international expansion.
•Worked in cross-cultural environments within the EEC & ex-EFTA community.
•Launched new products in 20+ countries delivering profits of 45% gross, 6% net.
•Achieved German GS certification for quality, design & product safety.
•Developed an internal programme providing training to MBA students.

•BSc (Hons) Geology with option in Accountancy & Economics.
•Assessed 1993 as equivalent experience of formal MBA, pre-requisite for US entry.
•Various in-house & external training programmes: effective communication and presentation skills, team leadership and motivation – Investors in People.
•Computer literate: PC and Mac, MS Office Suite, Lotus Approach, Filemaker©Pro, Capture©Pro, Capture©Web, Photoshop, Actinic E.commerce..
algo más sobre ti (more about you)
A family man, Laura and I have been married for 24 years and have four children.

In my spare time I enjoy music, photography, hiking and sailing. Adventurous by nature, I have travelled extensively nurturing early interests in natural history and geology with an enthusiasm for cultural diversity and the arts.
un ejemplo de su trabajo profesional en internet (an example of your professional work)

El blog de Rowan Watts


Progressio ( visit to Ecuador :

'To gather materials for our new environmental campaign, with particular focus on unequal access to water and illegal logging. '

If you are a local Ecuadorian Photographer who is available between May 3rd and 22nd for a period of up to 10 days please send me samples of your work and CV to present to the client. Closing Date: 23rd APRIL!

Looking forward to hearing from you and… Continuar

Publicado el abril 21, 2009 a las 12:05pm — 1 Comment


Dear Photographers,

Our client is after the following images:

Deadline: 12th February, 2009

Huanchaca silver works, Chile

Sewell mining town, Chile

All to be used in publication on post-mining uses.

The company is Eden Project in the UK and they are doing a book on Post-mining issues.

Please send lo-res samples if yo have these images to for submission.… Continuar

Publicado el febrero 10, 2009 a las 12:01pm


Dear Photographers,


Request:Images from the Trans-Apolobamba trek.

People trekking with pack horses/donkeys, an image which gives a sense of the sheer drops at the side of the trail and the magnificence of the scenery. We want to avoid snowy images.

The trek includes Cordillera Apolobamba range, Cololo or Cuchillo peak, Illimani peak, Huayna Potosí peak, Sorata

- Colour images ONLY

Format : either… Continuar

Publicado el octubre 10, 2008 a las 10:46am


Dear all,

I have a request from one of my European picture buyers . . they need to find a photographer in South America, the country will be chosen after a good photographer is found so it can be anywhere in South America.

To shoot for UNESCO in Ecuador - client asks - "would the photgrapher accept a rate of 250 euros per day, cosmic non-exclusive rights?

- one day assignment for the flagship report on education for UNESCO."

Yours with Very Best… Continuar

Publicado el octubre 10, 2008 a las 10:39am — 6 Comments

Comment Wall (93 comments)

A las 11:04am del agosto 11, 2008, ADRIANA VERGARA MONTOYA dijo...
Hola, escribeme a mi correo, si me interesa pertenecer a tu pagina
A las 12:19pm del agosto 11, 2008, Aaron Sosa dijo...
Greetings Mr. Wastts , I am interested in your proposal, you can write me at and visit my website
Thank You.
A las 8:24am del agosto 12, 2008, Abraham Pérez Valdez dijo...
Hello again Mr. Watts; not if it received my previous message, I am interested in participating in the project. My direction email is
Best regards
A las 12:53pm del agosto 16, 2008, Ariel Perissinotti dijo...
my email adress is
A las 7:55pm del agosto 16, 2008, Angélica Cárcamo dijo...
thanks for you message. I am interested in your proposal my mail is
Angélica Cárcamo
A las 8:12pm del agosto 16, 2008, Anselmo Ernesto Mantovani Perfet dijo...
Very thanks full for your invitation brother...Anselmo
A las 8:50am del agosto 17, 2008, Daniel Caselli dijo...
Tanks a lot for the invitation to Mayority World.
We have here, in Uruguay, a Blog dedicated to Uruguayan photojournalists. I will place in the blog the two links & .com to inform our colleagues.
Personal mail:
Best regards
A las 9:10am del agosto 17, 2008, Daniel Caselli dijo...
A las 10:09am del agosto 17, 2008, Eefje Ludwig dijo...
Dear Rowan,
thank you very much. I know about the initiatives. Great! Thanks for sharing.
Kind regards,
Eefje Ludwig
A las 10:17am del agosto 17, 2008, Frank Araujo dijo...
Thank you for your friend Rowan Watts invitation will be mounting something of my work in with the history of each, I have visited your site, is an online store? With very good material
HAA excuse my English

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