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Kickstand Marketing's Iain Laing


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Iain Laing is an experienced and results-driven marketing consultant. Iain held various positions with Colgate Palmolive, Nestlé, Fromageries Bel & Dyson before moving to leading sales and marketing outsourcing company Ceuta Healthcare, where he specialised in vitamin & food supplements and herbal medicines, and PharmaCare Europe as Head of Marketing.


Roger Boon – Director of Corporate Development, Ceuta Healthcare "Iain is the first person I’d turn to for guidance when formulating business or marketing plans for clients with Vitamins or Food Supplement Products."

Frank DeJianne - Director of Marketing – i-Health (a division of DSM) "Iain is a seasoned marketing professional who understands all aspects of the business from consumer insight to retail execution to business analysis. He has proven instrumental in launching our business in the UK. His brand management method is more in line with that of a business owner and not a contracted professional – he takes ownership. Iain is also a great communicator and his follow up is impeccable – you can expect excellent and efficient follow up on anything you put to him."

Gerry McCauley MPharm - MPSI - Managing Director, Citywest Healthcare, Uniphar Group "I found working with Kickstand Marketing a pleasure. The team has an in-depth knowledge of the UK nutraceutical market and excellent contacts within the retail industry. Their collective experience is a great asset in assisting with marketing, consultancy or new product launch."

Kickstand Marketing's Martin Last


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Martin Last has over 30 years’ experience in the industry and is a high profile international marketing consultant, focussing on food supplements and health products. Martin has expertise on how the changing EU regulatory environment is influencing marketing strategies in the healthcare industry. He also writes for a number of the influential trade journals on related topics. Martin has a successful track record assisting companies to build business in the UK and EU for their branded ingredients and finished products, and a strong reputation for identifying opportunities and making things happen.

Kickstand Marketing's Jemma


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With fifteen years experience in the consumer PR industry, Jemma's strengths lie in media relations, events and celebrity endorsements. Having worked on a number of emerging consumer brands, Jemma has organised some of the most successful endorsement campaigns within the national media. She has fantastic contacts within the national consumer press as well as the celebrity management world and will confidently deliver an appropriate and effective campaign for your brand.

Kickstand Marketing's Hayley


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A strategic thinker, passionate about brands and with an ‘anything’s possible’ can-do attitude, Hayley ran her own creative agency for 10 years, winning 4 national awards, including the OTC Award for Effective Marketing on a Small Budget. Hayley has also worked on campaigns for Co-op and John Lewis that achieved Green Sponsorship and Community Engagement awards respectively, and has successfully delivered campaigns in Boots, Tesco, Superdrug and Holland & Barrett on behalf of numerous health and pharmaceutical brands.

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If you think we might be the people you need, contact me at: iain@kickstand-marketing.com

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