Sarah Archibald

Franchise Development Manager – Business Franchise Group

Sarah Archibald, along with her husband Grant, are the founders of Business Franchise Group which is the franchisor for leading business to business franchise brands, Speedy Signs (24 locations) and branded apparel specialist, EmbroidMe (13 locations). Sarah’s roles have been many and varied over the 20 years of running franchises in New Zealand. Sarah is currently Franchise Development Manager for the company.


Business Franchise Group is a long-standing member of the Franchise Association of New Zealand and previous conference sponsor. With two decades of franchising experience and having attended many conferences Sarah is well placed to serve the franchise community on the FANZ Board.


Sarah, who is of Te Arawa decent, is originally from Rotorua where she worked in sales, marketing, public relations and conference organising for the Sheraton and Accor (Novotel) Hotel groups.


Sarah enjoys working as part of an active team and is well able to contribute in the areas of functions, networking and promoting the benefits of FANZ in an effort to build membership, and increase current membership engagement.