Geoff Grace, Director, Mediceuticals NZ Ltd
Prior to establishing Grace essential haircare (GEH) with his wife Jo Grace in 2002, Geoff gained extensive management and sales experience within the competitive telecommunications industry where he worked with such market leaders as Ubix, Blue Star Group, Clear Communications (Telstra Clear) and Siemens.
At Mediceuticals NZ Ltd and Grace essential haircare Geoff has been responsible for guiding his company’s sales and marketing of boutique brands such as Kadus, Nioxin, Richard Kavanagh, fatboy, Scruples and now the most exciting and promising brand yet – Mediceuticals.
In addition to his role of Managing Director for both GEH and Mediceuticals NZ Ltd, Geoff is a board member and shareholder of Celtine NZ Ltd and Combined Salon Supplies (CSS) New Zealand’s largest Cash & Carry Salon wholesale business.
Geoff is married and has four children, one dog and three cats. His interests include Rugby, Rugby League, boxing and plays squash on a regular basis. He is also a classic performance car enthusiast.
Karen Dawson, National Account Manager, Mediceuticals NZ Ltd
Karen brings unique energy and experience to her role as National Account Manager with Mediceuticals NZ Ltd
Karen had a love of hair since she was just 4-years-old and she started working in her first salon when she was still in high school. She later owned her own salon and then got involved in salon product sales.
Karen helped launch De Lorenzo into New Zealand and has also marketed Nioxin, Kadus, Scruples and now Mediceuticals – a product line she uses herself and which she says has completely exceeded her expectations. “I am truly excited to share this brand with as many people as I can,” she said.
Karen has also completed colour/cut/perm courses with L’Oreal, Wella, Schwarzkopf, Matrix and De Lorenzo.
Karen is married and has two children. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, Creative Memories photo preservation and cross stitch (when she has time). Read More
Kristin Mesarich, National Educator, Mediceuticals NZ Ltd
With previous experience as both a qualified Elizabeth Arden Consultant and a pharmacy background, Kristin possesses a unique knowledge of the skin (including the scalp) and the role vitamins and minerals and prescription medications can play in keeping it healthy.
Kristin regularly draws upon this knowledge in carrying out her role as nation educator for Mediceuticals NZ Ltd.
Kristin’s experience includes:
• Four years as an Elizabeth Arden Consultant, where she was trained in-depth on the skin and its functions as well as the best care for the skin.
• Five years pharmacy experience, where she helped find solutions for specific health concerns ranging from skin conditions to muscle injuries to digestive disorders.
Kristin also served as a L'Oreal Hair colour Consultant, a Natio Skincare Consultant, she has received vitamins and minerals training from Blackmores, Good Health Natural Health courses and Wagner Natural Health.