Meet Leanne, our lively Sales Manager, who heads up our sales team, providing support to our Dermalogica skin centre owners and mangers nationwide. The nature of Leanne's job means that she is often traveling all over New Zealand and doesn't get much time in the office. When she is in the office however, you know shes there as her theatrical laugh can be heard roaring through the office. Outside of work Mrs Active as we call her, has her feet either strapped into ski's, whether they be on the water or up a mountain, or pacing up and down her living room floor watching the weekend's rugby, league and cricket!
Can you tell us a little about yourself and your role?
I have always loved to travel and I have worked with Dermalogica for some years, in various roles and in different countries. This has been a fantastic journey for me personally and professionally. I currently head up our sales team and am responsible for liaising with all of our customers nationwide, supporting them with business decisions to be successful and leading our sales team in providing that support.
Three words that your friends would use to describe you?
Honest, loyal and fun
Shot by: Amanda Wignell Photography.
"I get to be involved in a very cool team and make a difference to our customers"
How did you start your career?
I always loved beauty products and treatments from a young age so it was a natural decision for me to study beauty therapy. I wanted to provide treatments that made a difference to people so I started out as a Beauty Therapist while I was living in the UK, and then different opportunities came my way!
What do you love most about the Dermalogica brand?
The authenticity of our brand is a huge one for me. I can trust Dermalogica and I always have.
Talk us through a day in your life.
Each working day is different.....some days are office based and involve strategy and planning out our next steps, other days I visit our stockists and have the chance to see what is happening in their business, and provide ideas and feedback for their success. I love that each day is different!
What’s the best thing about your role?
I get to be involved in a very cool team, help develop my own team and make a difference to our customers
What words of advice would you give to your younger self?
Just go for it! Confidence and belief in what you are doing....don't let those things disappear.....ever!
"What goes around comes around". What we give out, we get back!
If you could invite any three people to a dinner party, who would they be?
Dare I say it, Richie McCaw!......Steve Hansen....Beauden Barrett.....I know I know....I'm an AB fan!!!
"Apply products while skin is damp, they penetrate into the skin better and last longer"
Favourite skincare trick?
Apply products while skin is damp....they penetrate into the skin better....and last longer
You travel regularly for work; how do you find this affects your skin?
My skin can get really dehydrated really fast, so having a solution on hand for that is essential.....Phyto Replenish Oil works a treat for my dewy skin when flying!
One Dermalogica product you couldn’t live without?
Dynamic Skin Recovery.....it's so essential with the peptides and SPF
Your biggest skincare concern?
Lines that are developing around my eyes...but I know how to take care of that!