Meet the Owners
“My passion is knowledge and training in all things skin. Continues to strive for excellence and further education is at the centre of what I do and nothing gives me more satisfaction than giving young budding therapists the opportunity to see beyond the basics.”
Advanced Derma Care was founded by trained nurse and beauty therapist Kim Ryan and her husband Paul.
After working in the industry for a number of years, Kim launched Advanced Derma Care to share her experience in advanced dermal therapies and product knowledge. Kim was also determined to bring to life her perspective on how best to deliver products and training to clinics.
Kim has worked with a broad sector of the beauty industry for over 25 years. She has worked with over 50 brands from standard retail options to advanced dermal solutions with a number of leading skincare companies.
She is an executive member of the New Zealand Registered Beauty Therapy Association (two terms as the President), sits on several government advisory boards advocating for the New Zealand beauty industry as well as holding two POI positions on product development/advisory boards with two overseas manufacturers.
Kim feels that it is important to be constantly striving for better safer practices and on going education for all therapists.
She has won numerous national and international awards throughout her beauty career for training and business development, s a sought-after beauty expert and has written for a number of magazines including NZ Beauty, Headway, Mindfood, M2 Woman and Simply Beauty.
With significant NZ and international training experience Kim has delivered New Zealand industry experiences and out comes to international train the trainer events and currently sits on the advisory board for one of our major manufacturing partners.
Kim heads up the strategic brand/science selection and planning, clinic training and the sales team.
“Working with Kim to deliver Advanced Derma Care Ltd from business model planning to reality and now supporting the extraordinary growth of the company has been both extremely challenging and immensely rewarding”.
Advanced Derma Care embraces a bang up to date lean, low-cost model with extensive use of latest IT hardware and software to facilitate flexibility, remote working and maximizing face-to-face customer time while striving to maintain above average margins for our clinics. Our systems are ISO modelled and designed for scalability with solid company reporting and quality assurance. Paul feels many smart business have had the ability to ‘pivot’ and ‘scum’ long before it became trendy…
“I am happy to be part of the team so long as the products we sell are 100% science based, effective and internationally proven”.
Paul shares Kim’s customer-centric and consultative approach and looks to build strong mutual business relationships with both customers and suppliers. He enjoys working with the experience gained and lessons learnt across extensive sales and company management (engineering and building industries) experience including sales and compnay managment, contracts negotiations, CRM/ERP rollouts, IT and data support, bookkeeping and logistics.
Kim and Paul share co-founding and directorships of companies both in New Zealand and Australia and enjoy the opportunity to create employment and be part of the small business backbone of the New Zealand economy.
They offer their experience to help you grow your business and are driven by a strong customer service ethic and a passion for creating and delivering a point of difference to everyone who interacts with Advanced Derma Care.
When you grow – we grow.
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