Our Team


Managing Director for AMSL & NZMS Managing Director for AMSL & NZMS

Dr Samy Saad

Managing Director for AMSL & NZMS

Samy has over 25 years of experience in medical devices, pharmaceutical sales and marketing in the areas of diabetes, oncology, enteral feeding, OTC business, medical and surgical devices. He brings with him a highly developed set of business experience in management, training, consultancy, distribution management and corporate social responsibility. Samy manages all functions of AMSL. This includes developing strategic business and development plans and managing their execution, as well as evaluating new products/partnership opportunities.

Country Manager Country Manager

Kirstin Brown

Country Manager

Diabetes Division

Kirstin has an MBA and 20 years experience in the Medical Device Sector. Before joining NZMS in 2020 she worked for Cardinal Health in the APAC Mergers and Acquisitions Team, as Head of Programmes and Strategy for Australia and New Zealand. Her expertise is in new launches, strategic growth and organisational transformation.  She manages our Diabetes, Diagnostic Point of Care and Allergy Divisions.

Division Manager Division Manager

Ruth Hughes

Division Manager

Medical Division

Ruth has a Bachelor of Science (Nursing) and completed her hospital base nursing training in the late 1970’s at Greenlane Hospital. The majority of her nursing practice was with the renal dialysis service at Auckland Hospital where she was 2IC for several years. Ruth then moved into sales and management roles in the pharmaceutical and device industry before arriving at NZMS in 2002 to utilise her extensive medical background managing the growing Medical Division. 

Division Manager Division Manager

Angelique de Jong

Division Manager

Regenerative Medicine Division

Angelique has a long history of working in the medical fields of Ophthalmology and Medical Aesthetics in sales and management roles. Angelique provides support to a team of product specialists based in New Zealand and Australia and liaises with the suppliers to ensure the products are well represented and backed by ongoing training. 

Product Development Manager Product Development Manager

Amber Johnston

Product Development Manager

Regenerative Medicine Division

Amber graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Otago University and Postgraduate Marketing Diploma from the University of Auckland.  Prior to NZMS, Amber has worked in both sales and marketing roles for a number of leading pharmaceutical companies. Her role at NZMS involves full management of the skincare and vascular portfolios.

Inside Sales Manager Inside Sales Manager

Courtney Giddens

Inside Sales Manager

Diabetes Division

Courtney is responsible for managing our Inside Sales team and our customer Loyalty and Retention Programme. Courtney has a background in Biomedical Science and has been working with NZMS for several years across our Diagnostic and Point of Care and Diabetes Division. Courtney has used her experience for building relationships and offering technical support in the Diabetes field as a Territory Manager and is excited and passionate about growing the division and improving patient outcomes through education and engagement of our leading-edge technology.

Snr. Marketing Manager Snr. Marketing Manager

Hanin Jones

Snr. Marketing Manager

Hanin has a background in Biomedical Science and has over 15 years in the pharmaceutical, medical devices and pathology lab industries. She has a creative flare for design and leads the marketing department and strategy across Australia and New Zealand. 

Field Sales Manager Field Sales Manager

Katie Lee

Field Sales Manager

Diabetes Division

Katie graduated from AUT with a Bachelor of Health Science in Nursing. She has a comprehensive background in both public and commercial healthcare. Her career has predominantly focused on training and supporting patients and healthcare professionals within the chronic healthcare setting. Prior to joining NZMS Katie worked in a sales role managing a national renal/dialysis portfolio. Her role at NZMS involves managing the sales of diabetes products throughout the Auckland region.

Operations Manager Operations Manager

Patrick Archibald

Operations Manager

Diabetes Division

Patrick completed his Bachelor of Management Studies from the University of Waikato. He’s spent the last 10 years working in customer operations roles, with a focus on exceptional service and compassion in a high care environment. Patrick joined NZMS back in 2020. His current role involves facilitating easy access of NZMS Diabetes’s products direct to customers.