Meet our CEO Liz Diles

For those of you in the product or retail industries you probably already know Liz, she’s been in the industry for 20+ years and is well respected as one of the leaders of the home shopping industry in Australia and New Zealand. But how well do our customers know the woman behind the machine? As a busy CEO we asked her 20 rapid-fire questions.

Q. How did you start out in the Home Shopping Industry?

A.  As a call centre operator in a busy telemarketing bureau, way back in the 90’s

Q. Who is your biggest influencer in business?

A. Jack Welch, ex-CEO of General Electric

Q. Who is someone you admire greatly?

A. Nigella Lawson – True to her passion and true to herself

Q. What is your favourite product on the market right now?

A. The FlavorStone cookware range – once you’ve cooked with it, you’ll never use anything else!

Q. What types of products can we expect to see from Danoz in the future?

A. We have a great range of household, kitchenware and personal care items on the way

Q. What is your biggest goal for Danoz?

A. To find out what problems our customers might be experiencing and to position ourselves as a trusted advisor

Q. What is your favourite ALL TIME as seen on TV product?

A. The Ronco Rotisserie. I still remember the tag line “Set It and Forget It”

Q. What is your favourite thing about working in Direct Response TV?

A. There’s never a dull moment. I love the fast paced environment and the energy around bringing a new product to the market

Q. TV or Online?

A. Both for business, TV for Me!

Q. Where can customers purchase Danoz products?

A. Over the phone (answered by our own in-house contact call centre), online, from our showroom in and selected retailers

Now to get personal

Q. What is your favourite food to make?

A. Steak and chips

Q. What one thing can’t you live without?

A. My iPhone

Q. What is your favourite book?

A. As A Man Thinketh by James Allen

Q. Who is your favourite singer or band?

Karise Eden

Q. What is your life’s moto?

A. It ain’t over, till it’s over

Q. If not at Danoz, where can we find you?

A. As close to my bed as possible

Q. Biggest passion?

A. Reading, reading and more reading

Q. Biggest pet peeve?

A. People who make excuses for not getting things done

Q. Any special talents?

A. Karaoke

Q. Lastly, anything else should know about you?

A. I’ll do anything for a slice of heavenly cake and an espresso coffee

If you guys want to know more about Liz check out our Running Man Challenge video Here and why not do one yourself and tag us when you post it on YouTube or Social Media so we can see you strut your stuff!


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