Meet The Team
Dr Chrissie Cockinos
Chrissie was schooled in Zimbabwe and graduated from the faculties of Medicine, Science (Human Genetics) and Ophthalmology at Wits and Pretoria Universities.
Her Masters thesis was in Corneal Ulceration.
She worked as a consultant at St John Eye Hospital for 2 years before opening her private practice.
She has been an external examiner for the Masters degree in Ophthalmology at Wits and a clinical lecturer and is still an examiner of clinical Ophthalmology for the University of Johannesburg's final year optometry students.
Chrissie has lectured, published and presented numerous scientific papers at congresses.
She founded Chrissanthie Cosmetics and Eye Cleanse together with her pharmacist friend Christine Deist while practicing at the Sandhurst Eye Centre in 2011.
She lives in Johannesburg with her husband and two children.
Christine Deist - Technical Director
Christine is Technical Director, a Pharmacist by profession, and co-founder of Chrissanthie Cosmetics and the world-famous eye cleanse™ product range.
Christine keeps the technical side of the business running smoothly, and ensures our revolutionary and trade marked formula meets the highest quality standards, including maintaining EU Approval status.
Anelle Weideman - General Manager
Anelle is General Manager and looks after all operational and administrative functions.
Anelle is a qualified Somatologist, and a qualified Lash Artist, so you can quite comfortably discuss all related topics, and ask her any technical and product related questions you might have.
She's very active on our Social Media platforms too, and stays abreast of what's happening in the lash, brow and beauty industry. She's also known for negotiating the best possible shipping rates for our international distributors.
Annemie Van Zyl - Key Accounts Manager (National)
Annemie is Key Accounts Manager and tasked with growing Chrissanthie and eye cleanse™ products footprint within the South African Optometry, Ophthalmology and Pharmacy sectors.
Annemie is a qualified Optometrist, and looks after our client-base of Optometrists and Ophthalmologists, who retail Chrissanthie products. She is also active on our Optometry Group on Facebook.
She is an expert on Contact Lenses and can confirm that eye cleanse products are quite safe for contact lens wearers.
Gisela Vetter-Mardon - Sales Executive Optometry (Gauteng)
Gisela is Sales Executive (Gauteng), and operates primarily within the Optometry Practice sector.
She is a qualified Nurse and can comfortably answer any questions you may have relating to using Chrissanthie and eye cleanse™ products.
Lauren Adams - Sales Executive Pharmacy (Gauteng)
Lauren is Sales Executive (Gauteng) within the Pharmacy sector.
Lauren is a seasoned Sales Professional, and is dedicated to top notch customer service. Her love of people, and knowledge of retail Pharmacy, means you can rest assured the product supply chain between our warehouse and your Pharmacy will run efficiently.
Moretlo Spielman - Distribution Manager
Moretlo is not only a sheer delight in the office, she is hands-on, organised and super-efficient when it comes to warehouse and distribution.
She is responsible for packing those gorgeous Chrissanthie boxes full of fabulous goodies to ship around the world, and ensuring they get where they're going in superb condition.
Jenny Williamson - Social Media Manager & Internet Marketing
Jenny is on contract to Manage our Social Media, Google marketing and Website. She keeps our Social Media profiles on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter fresh and relevant with eye-catching graphics, product information, specials and useful content.
Jenny ensures the conversations on our Social Media platforms are representative of our internationally recognised brands, and that posts, comments and interactions with followers and customers remain professional, relevant, and informative. She has been in the Web Development business for 19 years, has attained numerous web related certifications, and is Google Adwords qualified.