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Zando’s Kate Jansen Joins Healthcart

1 October 2013

Healthcart, South Africa’s first independent online store offering a full range of non-prescription pharmacy products, has announced that Kate Jansen, former head of marketing at Zando and previously marketing manager at Groupon, will be joining the company.

Jansen recently announced her resignation from the online fashion retailer as she will be leaving to join Paul Cook at E-commerce retailer Healthcart. She will be heading up marketing and strategy as CMO at the company, which is making significant strides into the online consumer healthcare market.

With extensive knowledge of the online environment and marketing acumen garnered from her work with Rocket Internet and Groupon, she is confident that Healthcart will deliver the goods.

Kate confirmed, “Healthcart is a cutting-edge company with a great focus, and I am thrilled to be joining the team in this exciting venture. I enjoy new challenges and look forward to building the company into a dominant player in the online sector”.

The Healthcart website brings e-commerce consumers a hassle-free, online shopping experience with access to vital healthcare items in diverse categories from personal care and sexual health to fitness supplements and infant care. With competitive prices, nationwide delivery in South Africa and leading brands like Solal, Nestlé, Bio-Oil and Durex, Healthcart brings healthcare access closer to everyone.

“We are excited about Kate joining our team because she brings a wealth of proven marketing experience and is motivated by the potential of E-commerce in South Africa,” said Healthcart CEO Paul Cook.

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