Richelle Rowe - General Manager of Sales
The most important attribute, and one that I live by, is always admit your mistakes, and learn from them.
At Life Care we do our very best to get it right, but sometimes the stars don’t align, and for some reason we get it wrong. It’s in these situations that all staff are empowered to take ownership and stay humble.
In the 14 years that I have worked with Life Care I have seen a phenomenal shift in the use of technology, and see this to be a continued focus point for my role in the business as General Manager of Sales. Customers and their business are at the heart of what we do, so it’s my mission to constantly look at ways to add value so our customers can make better decisions in their own businesses.
In my other life I love spending time with my three boys: husband Stephen, and two young adults Jarrid and Wesley. They really are the centre of my universe, and if you asked either of my children what they think has been the most important lesson they have been taught by their parents, I would hope they would say to treat other people as they would like to be treated. Everyone deserves to be treated with respect.
My passion is travel, and I hope to be privileged enough to see a lot more of this beautiful world before my time is up. I yearn to visit Europe with my husband, having spent the past few years tripping around the greater part of Asia – something to achieve in the near future.
Day to day I keep my sanity by doing boot camp three times a week, with walks up and around the Mount regularly.
My daily mantra is keep smiling, attitude is everything. You can accomplish anything if you set your mind to it!
David Hitchcock - National Sales Manager
Over the last three years or so, I’ve led our sales team nationwide. Getting out and about with the team means we proactively build relationships with our clients, and deliver customised training and health services that enhance their productivity. In a nutshell, we build safer and healthier workplaces together each and every day, and my coffee expense claim is huge!
With a background in Sales Management and Account Management, I worked for Repco for 15 years and VTNZ for 12 years.
One strange thing about me? I have a huge dispassion for coriander, urgh! So much so I have joined the ‘I hate Coriander’ Facebook page; the T-shirt is on its way.
My idea of fun is chilling on the beach under the beautiful New Zealand sunshine, safely of course.
Geoff Evans - Regional Sales Manager (Wellington)
I have been with Life Care for 18 months after a successful career in the Print Industry in a variety of roles.
I see myself as a Relationship Manager and as the face of the company I am the go to person for the customer. I enjoy engaging with people and building trust which I do by listening to my customer’s needs and providing solutions.
Away from work I enjoy time with my family, a round of golf when possible, and watching sport and dabbling in photography.
As a born and bred Wellingtonian I love this province and look forward to engaging with our many loyal customers in the Wellington region.
Claire Bayley - Regional Sales Manager (Central North Island West)
I have been working with Life Care since October 2017.
With my background been in Health & Physical Education and the Food Industry, my passion is the well-being of people. I believe that it is very important to have a healthy body as well as a healthy mind.
I have spent the past 15 years or so working in Sales Management & Account management in the Food & Beverage industry, so I have now come home to my “grass roots”.
You may see me walking the beach or hitting the pavement in beautiful Raglan.