Clodagh - Managing Director of UK
Clodagh grew up with family pets Minnie the cat and Vinca the dog but was unable to justify to herself getting her own family pet while working in a fulltime role.
When she gave up the full on job and commute her then 12 year old daughter seized the opportunity and convinced her Mum and Dad to get her a dog
A cockapoo called Pheobe joined the family.
Clodagh had long been a fan of the benefits of Manuka Honey treating her kids sore throats and grumbly tummies with it. She met Chris and Tod through a mutual friend, received a sample of the pet spray used it on Pheobe and decided to join the team to set up the European end of the business.
Chris - Managing Director of NZ
Tod - Chief financial officer
Chris and Tod are identical twins and grew up in a pet loving family, when they were very young the family had a pet dog Brandy and a cat named Mrs Puss. Mrs Puss was definitely the boss and Brandy keep a respectful distance! When they were 9 years old the brothers got a new family dog, Trudy. The three of them were inseparable and had many an adventure out and about in rural New Zealand. Chris and Tod firmly believe, if possible, all kids should have a pet companion as they really are just another member of the family.
Callum - Marketing manager
Callum is a fresh-faced business graduate from the University of Waikato, ready to sink his teeth into the corporate world. Callum met Chris through a mutual friend and was encouraged by shared vision and belief to create Manuka Honey products for the wellbeing of humans and pets.
Callum, being a pet owner himself, saw value in this endeavor and understood the importance of the emotional connection pets had on him and his parents growing up.
As a New Zealander, Callum was already aware of the unique benefits Manuka Honey could provide to one’s health and wellbeing. Therefore, Callum was already invested in being a part of this journey from the get-go as he knew how effective and truly beneficial Manuka Honey could be.