GEOFF LYONS DIRECTOR
Geoff has been involved in the toy and sporting goods industries in New Zealand for over Forty years and boasts a wide range of contacts both locally and internationally in his specialized areas. In his role as President of the New Zealand Toy Distributors Association, Geoff is kept up to date with the latest trends and happenings as well as being made aware of any safety standard updates and/or changes to standards etc.
Mike has been actively participating in the health & beauty, optical, watch and costume jewellery business for thirty years working with major international retailers on product ranges and direct sourcing
JOHNNY LAU – OFFICE MANAGER
Johnny gained over 6 years retail and sourcing experience with The Warehouse Ltd. working in the toys and sporting goods department before coming to work for Haka NZ in 2002 .As Management of Hakas warehouse, Johnny oversees the day to day operation as well as keeping on top of FOB orders and INTEX spare parts. He also manages the order picking to ensure your goods arrive on time.
Jolene came to Haka NZ in 2019 bringing with her an abundance of knowledge and experience in the buying industry. In her role Jolene manages a wide range of categories including Toys, Giftware, Carrera, Crayola and INTEX. She successfully sources, distributes and manages these ranges all while building strong relationships with suppliers, customers and our Haka NZ team to ensure quality product and service.
Working at Haka NZ for going on 8 years as a Senior Product Manager, Sarah bring specialist knowledge and experience in trend analysis, design development, ranging and production. Sarah manages categories such as Costume Jewellery, Watches, Sunglasses, Apparel and our very own in-house Haka brand. Sarah has worked with leading NZ retailers to create strong successful product ranges and solid relationships with long term customers.
PRODUCT ASSISTANT TOYS, GIFTWARE, CRAYOLA, CARRERA + INTEX
PRODUCT AND INVENTORY MANAGER
Stacey has worked at Haka for 6 years; her expertise is drawn from a successful buying career within major NZ retailers together with skills developed working within the financial sector in the UK. Forecasting inventory requirements, reviewing sales data and historical trends to achieve desirable ranges while maximizing stockholding efficiency.