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Meet the team

Management

Ross

Ross Gunn

Director
 
Ross Gunn is a co-owner of Crown Dental and Medical Ltd. He has been involved in the NZ Health Industry since 1984 and has extensive experience in all aspects of business and management surrounding this. Ross lives in Christchurch and, as well being a staunch Crusaders fan, admits to being a true cricket tragic!
Gordon

Gordon Dale

Director
 
Gordon Dale is a co-owner of Crown Dental and Medical Ltd and MedXus Ltd Originally from Scotland, Gordon travelled extensively before settling in New Zealand in 1995. He has a wealth of experience in sales, product and project management and has a clinical background specialising in Intensive Care.

Operations

Jolene

Jolene Eagar

Operations Manager
 
Jolene joined the Crown Team in January 2015. Originally from South Africa, Jolene been residing in New Zealand for over 12 years. The family are happy to call Christchurch home. With a strong finance and business process background Jolene is responsible for all aspects of Head Office operations.
Danielle

Daniele Ferreira

Finance Assistant
 
Daniele joined the team in August 2018.  With over 15 years working experience within finance and administration she also spent a large portion of her working career in the Insurance Industry.  She is responsible for the day to day finance responsibilities for both Crown and Medxus.
Tarek

Tarek Ahmed

Operations Assistant

Joined in 2013 and with a particular focus in analysis, Tarek assists in wide arrays of business tasks. He has the pleasure of working in and with various departments from the warehouse to sales; and relishes in quality output.

Purchasing

Mike

Michael Thomson

Purchasing Officer

Michael joined Crown Dental and Medical in April 2014 and is responsible for Local and International Purchasing. With over 25 years’ experience in Procurement and Logistics, Michael is able to provide a wealth of knowledge and experience to Crown Dental and Medical.
 
Sheena

Sheena Carlyle

Finance Administrator

Sheena has been with Crown Dental and Medical for over 15 years and her new role as a Operations Officer sees Sheena maintaining and sourcing products from both international and domestic markets, while maintaining regulatory information and document controls.
 

Sales

Glen

Glen Acklin

Sales Manager

Glen joined Crown Dental and Medical in 2006 and looks after the Key Accounts including Hospitals, Universities and FMCG throughout Australasia. Over the years Glen has developed an extensive knowledge in Magnification and Illumination, Dental Simulation and Specialised Surgical Instruments. 
 
Liz

Liz Mackay

Account Manager / Team Leader

Having joined Crown in April 2017, Liz is the Telephone Account Managers Team Leader and nationwide account manager for Crown Medical.
Nigel

Nigel MacPherson

Account Manager

Nigel has been working in the Telephone Account Manager team since 2014 and completed the New Zealand Dental Certificate with merit! His territories include Canterbury, Nelson, Tauranga, West Coast and Australia.
 
Jeff

Jeff Broad

Account Manager

With a long history of Customer Service and Account Management - Jeff started with Crown Dental in November 2017. His territories include Auckland, Waikato, Wellington and Otago.


 

Customer Service

Lois

Lois Sidrey

Customer Service Representative

Lois has worked with Crown Dental and Medical for over 26 years in a number of roles. Lois has a vast knowledge of not only the company, but also Crown's product range. Lois now works in a customer service role and enjoys the relationships with our customers that have been built up over the years.
 
Korina

Korina Lemalie

Customer Service Representative

Korina joined Crown Dental & Medical in Mid 2018 – With over 10 years of customer service experience behind her, Korina brings a positive and encouraging nature into the workplace.


 

Marketing

Ben

Ben Ewart

Marketing Specialist

Drawing on years of experience across diverse industries, Ben brings creative, well researched and proven ideas into Crown's marketing mix.

Ben completed the MTANZ - New Zealand Dental Industry Certificate in October 2015.
 
Sam

Sam Jacobs

Graphic Designer & Marketing Assistant

After having completed his degree in Graphic and Digital Design from Massey University with Hons, Sam joined our team in 2017 with a focus on keeping crown looking good. The man behind our monthly mailers, Sam works on making sure our print and web materials are looking top notch.

 

Servicing

Barry

Barry Tie

Service Technician
 
Having attained his NZCE, Barry worked in the electronic manufacturing industry with adaptive technologies for the blind and partially sighted, as well as customisable hearing aid technologies. If Crown can service it, Barry is the man for the job!
Richard

Richard Ireland

Operations Administrator

Joining Crown in 2015, Richard has gone from warehousing to customer service to his current position helping with the admin side of the service department, stock management and a lot of behind the scenes projects.

Warehouse

Wayne

Wayne Adams

Warehouse Manager

Wayne Adams joined Crown Dental and Medical in the role of Warehouse Manager. Immigrated to New Zealand from Cape Town, South Africa and have residing in Christchurch since. His experience in warehousing/distribution spans over years having been involved in similar roles in previous companies.
 
Rob

Rob Smith

Warehouse Storeperson

With 20 years of warehousing and distribution experience, Rob brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the warehouse; a dedicated family man, he has a love of everything outdoors.