Our Team

SUPPORT OFFICE TEAM

 

Alan Morpeth
Managing Director

Alan has been with the company six years. There have been many highlights and joyful experiences at Health 2000, but he will always be haunted by not winning the Health 2000 bake-off. He created the perfect crème brulee and lost to a piece of chocolate. He is married with two daughters.

Favourite Health 2000 product: Balance Cookies and Cream Whey  It gives him muscles. When graphic designer Denise creates the artwork for the sports section, she often Photoshops male model heads onto Alan’s body.

Secret indulgence: Smooth peanut butter.

 

Kaitlin Phillips
Office Manager

Kaitlin is the party planner, training co-ordinator, conference and events organiser, stationary and courier boss ... anything you want organised, she's your lady.

Favourite Health 2000 product: Antipodes Saviour Balm

Secret indulgence: Downton Abbey.

 

Garry Van Dijk
Learning & Development Manager

Garry is the Learning & Development Manager for Health 2000. In this role he assesses, develops, and implements learning and development opportunities for the whole of the Health 2000 family. Garry is the proud father of three healthy and active young men, and claims he had hair before they arrived in his life!

Favourite Health 2000 product: PranaOn – Phyto Fire Protein

Secret indulgence: Soy Milk Caramel Latte

 

Regional Managers

 

Susan Goh
Upper North Island

Susan enjoys working at Health 2000 because what we do makes a difference in our customers lives ... for the better.

Phone: 021 653 076

 

Sue Kyles
Middle North Island

Seeing the benefits customers gain from Health 2000's services gives Sue the satisfaction and comfort in knowing she is working for the good of all.

Phone: 027 280 9390

Favourite Health 2000 product: Clean Lean Protein in vanilla, Weleda White Mallow Body  Lotion and Face Cream

Secret indulgence: Trade Aid Dark chocolate and Super Hero movies – she just can’t have one without the other.

 

Nicole Williams
National Retail Operations Manager

Nicole has travelled to more places in NZ in the past three years than in the rest of her lifetime (not saying how many years!). She loves every minute of it – thanks to Health 2000. "Hubby takes advantage by saving up all the ironing to welcome me home … lucky me!"

Favourite Health 2000 product: theCream Body Elixir - Nicole loves the way it absorbs and the fresh fragrance. "theCream Face and Facial Serum is just a really yummy range – you must give it a go."

Secret indulgence: Her beautiful babies in the South Island, getting home after a few days away, chips and dip, and licorice!

 

Blanche Fick
Lower South Island

Working at Health 2000 has given Blanche the opportunity to expand her knowledge, which initially started while training as a reflexologist. Education here is ongoing, allowing Blanche to continue to grow. This gives her the confidence that our products and service will be the best we can give, but always striving to be better than before.

Favourite Health 2000 product: Comvita Olive Leaf, "Any time I feel something coming on I zap it with the Olive leaf, and that is the end of that."

Secret indulgence: "My family, which is growing faster than I can say Jack Robinson.... grand children, special every one of them, all in their own unique special little way :-) Love them all to bits. I won't be able to say little for too long, my eldest grandson is going to be 11."

Supply and Warehouse

 

Josephine Andersen
Head of Supply and Warehouse

As the Supply and Procurement Manager, Josie has the opportunity of working closely with a great bunch of preferred suppliers. She is also the person that won the Heath 2000 bake-off with some awesome white chocolate truffles!

Favourite Health 2000 product: Antipodes Divine Face oil made with Organic Avocado Oil and Rosehip – it truly is divine.

Secret indulgence: Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate!

 

Ben Smyth
Supplier and New Product Development Manager and Online Naturopath

Recently on-board from Auckland Ben works closely with a great bunch of preferred suppliers and manages the Health 2000 Warehouse

Favourite Health 2000 product: Clinicians Hi-Dose Vitamin C is a great immune-booster and works every time!

Secret indulgence: Good quality sparkling mineral water

 

David Laban
Warehouse Manager

David has been in the warehousing and logistics industry for 20 years, 12 of those in managerial roles. He is very passionate about this line of work and always open to new ideas and challenges.

Favourite Health 2000 product: PranaOn Power Plant Protein - Vanilla Creme 

Secret indulgence: Cross-fit and almond 'vanilla bliss flavoured' milk

 

Murray Hodges
Warehouse Co-ordinator

Murray manages the Health 2000 warehouse with his specialist skills in stock control and warehousing. Kept ultra busy with kids' sport, he enjoys time out for a good game of golf.

Secret indulgence: Home brew.

 

Irene Taylor
Warehouse Assistant

Irene has recently joined Health 2000 as Senior Warehouse Assistant. Her main role is to assist with all warehouse duties relating to customer orders. When she’s not working, Irene enjoys sewing and crafts.

Favourite Health 2000 product: Living Nature Tinted Moisturiser

Secret indulgence: Chocolate.

 

Danielle Marks-Cassidy
Warehouse Assistant

Danielle is the latest addition to the Health 2000 warehouse and assists with all warehouse duties relating to customer orders.

Favourite Health 2000 brand:  The Herb Farm

Secret indulgence: Netball!

 

 

Infinity Team

 

Lynda Dick
Infinity Manager

Lynda is the manager of the new Infinity Point of Sale system currently being installed into our retail stores nationwide. She is ably assisted by Nicole Williams and Eliot Jacobs.

Most of Lynda’s time is spent with her laptop and iPhone working on the install process in stores around the country, leaving behind her husband who has had to learn to cook or scrounge the odd meal from their two daughters who live in Hamilton.

Favourite Health 2000 product: All of the Trilogy skincare range but especially the Trilogy Travellers Pack – just the right size to throw in the suitcase.

Secret indulgence: Being home with family.

 

Eliot Jacobs
POS Support

Working on the Point of Sales system alongside Nicole, Tania and Lynda.

Favourite Health 2000 product: Viralex Attack. Clears you right up when you’re under the weather.

Secret indulgence: Hot chocolate!

 

Anita Glucina-Young
Infinity Administrator

Anita oversees the Infinity Loyalty Programme ensuring that daily processes run smoothly.

Favourite Health 2000 product: Living Nature skin care products. Especially their Radiance Night Oil. Anita has sensitive skin and is now totally converted to this range!

Secret indulgence: Coffee and walnut muffins.

Marketing & E-commerce Team

 

Stu Vaughan
Head of Marketing & E-commerce

Stu has been in natural health both in NZ as well as overseas and is responsible for marketing Health 2000 through the line, as well as driving global sales through the online sites and affiliate programme. He is also responsible for rolling out the new store fit outs nationwide.

Favourite Health 2000 product: HealthZone Stress Zone for when there is just so much to do and he's not sure where to start.

Secret indulgence: A gin and tonic… easy on the tonic.Absolutely believes its natural medicinal... of course.

 

Brianna Tran
Marketing Manager

Brianna works with Stu to market Health 2000. She coordinates and writes for the monthly magazine, coordinates various marketing activities like radio ads, TV ads and editorials, and helps to create strategies for growth. 

Favourite Health 2000 product: Trilogy Very Gentle Moisturising Cream – great for sensitive skin.

Secret indulgence: Orange choc chip ice cream!

 

Ally O'Donnell
Digital Marketing and Sales Assistat

Ally is one of our newest additions and works alongside Brianna and Stu to market Health 2000, focusing on digital marketing and customer support.

Favourite Health 2000 product: Nothing Naughty Protein Bars - Choc Pineapple flavour. Tastes just like Pineapple Lumps! 

Secret indulgence: Lindt Lindor Milk Chocolate Balls.

 

Denise Carter
Head of Design

Responsible for all the artwork you see in-store, online and in your mailbox, Denise is kept busy, trying to keep things beautiful.

Favourite Health 2000 product: Living Nature Radiance Night Oil – it's expensive, but worth every cent!

Secret indulgence: Travelling – the more places the better.

 

Elliot Norton
Graphic Designer

Elliot is one of the three designers at Health 2000 and loves everything creative... whether it be art, design, film or music.

Favourite Health 2000 product: Balance Chocolate Whey Protein – easy treat after a workout.

Secret indulgence: Westerns...  Clint Eastwood man-crush.

 

Shari Baker
Graphic Designer

Shari produces the artwork you see in-store, online and in your mailbox alongside Denise and Elliot. She loves working in the creative industry and when she’s not designing she is often sketching, sewing or tucked away in a café.

Favourite Health 2000 product: Antipodes Vanilla Pod Hydrating Cream – Perfect for everyday use, it’s a major player in my morning routine.

Secret indulgence: Savoury scones — I would eat one every day if I could!

 

Jason Lerke
E-commerce Manager

Jason joined the team at Health 2000 as the E-commerce Manager. His background is varied with a range of experience including SEO, Adwords and analytics across both large and small e-commerce businesses.

Favourite Health 2000 product: PranaOn Power Plant Protein - Bananas 'n Cream with almond milk.

 

John Geck
Webstore Coordinator

John is responsible for the picking, packing and dispatching of the webstore order. When not at work he enjoys spending time with his family.

Favourite Health 2000 product: Lifestream Spirulina

Secret indulgence: Coffeeeeee.

 

Helene Shen
Webstore Assistant

Helene has come on board as the webstore continues to grow to support John in his daily tasks.

Favourite Health 2000 product: Anything Trilogy, GO Healthy, or Living Nature

Secret indulgence: Ice cream - Helene is crazy for ice cream!

 

Callum Haig
Webstore Assistant

Callum is our latest addition to the webstore team and has come on board to support John and Helene in their daily tasks.

Favourite Health 2000 product: Lighthouse Magnesium Max

Secret indulgence: Anything design and music!

Finance TEAM

 

Tania Smythe
Financial Controller

Tania is responsible for the finances across Health 2000 including the Health 2000 retail stores, ensuring the numbers add up each month. She has three girls at home who all share her love of horse riding, and with eight horses and ponies, her husband is reluctantly coming around.

Favourite Health 2000 product: Comvita Omega Fusion range

Secret indulgence: NZ butter.

 

Michelle Bond
Finance Manager

Michelle looks after the finances for Health 2000's corporate owned stores (Health 2000 Retail Ltd). She has been with Health 2000 a year and a half.

Favourite Health 2000 product: Antipodes Grapeseed Butter Cleanser Smells yum, leaves my skin feeling so soft and does a great job at removing make up!

Secret indulgence: Sticky Date Pudding!

 

Judi Wahapa
Finance Manager

Judi has come out of retirement to help out whilst Michelle is on “new mama” leave. Otherwise she can be found on her lifestyle block with calves ranging from four days to two years old.

Favourite Health 2000 product: Nutra-life Joint Care Advanced

Secret indulgence: Baked Cheesecake.

 

Bev Cardwell
Accounts Assistant

Bev has three adult children, with two at university. She is originally from Doncaster in South Yorkshire (England) and has been living in good old New Zealand for six years.

Favourite Health 2000 product: Seven Wonders Shampoo & Conditioner.

Secret indulgence: Chocolate, what else!

 

Angela Lin
Retail Management Accountant

Angela looks after 23 corporate owned stores (Health 2000 Retail Ltd)

Favourite Health 2000 product:  Sukin organics product range Smells nice. Gentle and light.

Secret indulgence: Morning coffee – trim flat white with two marshmallows.

 

Gay-Dee Whittle
Retail Management Accountant

Gay-Dee is an import from South Africa and loves living in New Zealand. She is married and has two awesome adult sons.

Favourite Health 2000 product: Trilogy Everything Balm

Secret indulgence: The scent of the ocean and sea sand under her feet.

 

Kaveeta Reddy
Accounts Assistant

Kaveeta is new to the Finance Team and she looks after all the preferred supplier payments, all non-preferred that fall within the 20th payment run, cashbooks, cashflow statements and so on.

Favourite Health 2000 product:  theCream Face and Good Health Magnesium Ultra

Secret indulgence: My family - my husband Dinesh and my two precious children, and of course, my Fijian food!