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Meet Rutland and Shane, Harvey Norman Aspley

Rutland Smith is the proprietor of Brisbane’s number one Harvey Norman store at Aspley.

For more than 25 years Rutland has enjoyed an extensive career in the IT industry with a number of leadership positions including:

  • National Retail Manager for Apple
  • National Retail and SME Manager for IBM
  • General Manager Harvey Norman Computers (responsible for over a billion dollars in annual turnover).


In addition to his Harvey Norman Business, Rutland is also the proud owner of three Snap Fitness gyms.

Outside of work Rutland has been involved with a number charities and community organisations. He was Chair for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Official Charity Partner as well as being Board Member for the South Australian Retailers Association.

Another member of the Harvey Norman team at Aspley is commercial manager Shane Epps.

Before joining the business world Shane spent nine years in the Australian Army including trips to Afghanistan and East Timor

A man of many talents, Shane also runs his own personal training and massage therapy business.

In addition, Shane has been involved with modelling and acting work with his credits including King Kong Skull Island, Pirates of the Caribbean 5, Thor Ragnarok and Aquaman

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