With a passion for storytelling and purpose-led communications, Annette brings a diverse background of experience to her current role as National Communications Manager of Blooms The Chemist, the leading community pharmacy group in Australia. Overseeing all internal and external communications, Annette works across the brand’s 110 stores, coordinating with multiple departments to engage the company’s key stakeholders, including a team of 2,500 nationwide.
Annette thrives on forming genuine relationships with others and seeking out the ‘why?’, delighting in discovering the unique stories and shared experiences that connect us all.
With a career spanning several industries, including beauty, education, and healthcare, she has over 15 years’ experience across sales, marketing and communications.
Passionate about diversity & inclusion and social impact, Annette is a founding member of the Blooms The Chemist Make-A-Wish Committee, spearheading national events and fundraising initiatives to achieve Blooms The Chemist’s $1,000,000 donation milestone. In 2019 Annette was part of the working group on-site in Africa assisting with the building of a Blooms The Chemist-funded maternity ward and mother’s shelter in Zambia. She continues to work with The Butterfly Tree charity to support their projects in villages across Zambia.
Annette is also a member of Blooms The Chemist’s CSR Committee, working to further develop the brand’s CSR program and create even greater impact across Australia and beyond.