Stephen’s career in the boating industry began in 1980 when he started working as an advertising consultant in marine publishing. He founded his own advertising and marketing services company in 1987, listing the marine industry’s biggest brands as clients, amongst many major multi-national brands. Over an 18 year period, Milne and Partners Advertising received many national and international awards for their creative work.
In 1997, Stephen began consulting with Riviera in brand development and producing the company’s advertising and marketing materials. In 2004, Stephen joined Riviera as Director, Brand and Communications, running BrandCom, the internal marketing services department of the company that supports the Riviera and Belize dealer network that now spans more than 60 countries.