Our Team2018-09-28T13:35:40+00:00

OUR TEAM

Margie Shiers
Co – Founder and Sales Director

Margie began her career in 1985 as a Beauty Consultant at Boots.  She joined Kenneth Green Associates in1991 as Selfridges London Account Manager before becoming Business Manager.

Margie was promoted into the field position of Business Development Manager, then National Accounts Coordinator before becoming National Accounts Manager. During her time at KGA Margie was involved in the delivery of many successful major fragrance launches, including Jean Paul Gaultier, Issey Miyake, Narciso Rodriguez, Elie Saab, Hermes and Cartier. She was also involved in the management of premium skincare such as La Prairie.

Margie joined SAS & Company in 2014 as Senior National Account Manager for Burberry Fragrance and Beauty. Working alongside various members of the SAS & Company and Burberry Beauty General Management teams to oversee and implement the distribution strategy for the repositioning and elevation of Burberry Beauty in the UK market.

Margie has formed strong retailer relationships over the years and brings a vast wealth of experience within the fine Fragrance and Beauty industry. This combined with her passion for customer service and delivering sales will be instrumental to the business success.

Margie lives in the Cotswolds with her family and enjoys wonderful countryside walks, improving on her silver medal Latin and Ballroom dancing. She is part of a village book club full of some wonderful girlfriends and amazingly inspiring, glamorous ladies.

Nick Buckley
Co – Founder and Commercial Director

Nick studied at Bournemouth University leaving with a degree in marketing.

Nick began his career in the beauty industry at Coty Inc. Completing ‘A Year In Industry’ which formed part of his degree. Here he worked within the export division marketing team primarily focusing on the Adidas brand. 

Nick joined SAS & Company in 2014 as commercial co-ordinator, his responsibilities included sales and stock forecasting, promotional pricing and working closely on P&L’s. He was quickly promoted to Business Development Manager, responsible for the national account management of key retailers including Boots, Superdrug, The Perfume Shop, Amazon, Savers, Lloyds, TK Maxx and Grocers.

Nick also had responsibility for managing supply chain, pricing across all retailers (ensuring profitability on deals), as well as sales forecasting across the entire business. He also worked closely with the Sales and marketing teams.

Launches and brands Nick has worked on include One Direction, Rihanna, Little Mix, Cheryl, Kate Spade, Burberry, Carven, Minnie’s Boutique, Ferrari, Iceberg and Kim Kardashian as well as many more.

Nick manages all commercial and logistical aspects at Phoenix beauty. He also works very closely with both brand and retail partners, Phoenix Beauty Sales and Marketing Team on all areas of the business.

In his spare time Nick loves playing and watching various sports. He can regularly be found on the golf course, or watching his beloved Fulham FC at Craven Cottage. Nick also loves cricket, boxing, and darts. He lives with his wife Amy and their beautiful Labrador Argo and enjoys spending as much time as possible with friends and family. He also loves a festival or 2 a year!

Nick Buckley
Co – Founder and Commercial Director

Nick studied at Bournemouth University leaving with a degree in marketing.

Nick began his career in the beauty industry at Coty Inc. Completing ‘A Year In Industry’ which formed part of his degree. Here he worked within the export division marketing team primarily focusing on the Adidas brand. 

Nick joined SAS & Company in 2014 as commercial co-ordinator, his responsibilities included sales and stock forecasting, promotional pricing and working closely on P&L’s. He was quickly promoted to Business Development Manager, responsible for the national account management of key retailers including Boots, Superdrug, The Perfume Shop, Amazon, Savers, Lloyds, TK Maxx and Grocers.

Nick also had responsibility for managing supply chain, pricing across all retailers (ensuring profitability on deals), as well as sales forecasting across the entire business. He also worked closely with the Sales and marketing teams.

Launches and brands Nick has worked on include One Direction, Rihanna, Little Mix, Cheryl, Kate Spade, Burberry, Carven, Minnie’s Boutique, Ferrari, Iceberg and Kim Kardashian as well as many more.

Nick manages all commercial and logistical aspects at Phoenix beauty. He also works very closely with both brand and retail partners, Phoenix Beauty Sales and Marketing Team on all areas of the business.

In his spare time Nick loves playing and watching various sports. He can regularly be found on the golf course, or watching his beloved Fulham FC at Craven Cottage. Nick also loves cricket, boxing, and darts. He lives with his wife Amy and their beautiful Labrador Argo and enjoys spending as much time as possible with friends and family. He also loves a festival or 2 a year!

Amy Buckley nee Collins
Co – Founder and Marketing Director

Amy began her Beauty career at SAS & Company as one of the first employees in 2011.  She started as an Area Sales Manager looking after the department stores in Ireland before joining the marketing team and quickly moving through the ranks to become Group Marketing Manager.

Amy is a highly experienced, driven and motivated professional with previous responsibility for a diverse portfolio of brands ranging from mass market to high end Niche fragrances. Previous brands she has managed include; Parfums De Marly, Little Mix, Cheryl, Initio Parfums Prive, Carven and Minnies Boutique. Amy has worked across all retail outlets ranging from Harrods to Boots managing and launching existing and new fragrance and beauty products.

Amy’s goal is to build brands for long term success whilst working closely with all brand partners to ensure their maximum potential is realised.  She has received several accolades for her work from both brand partners and retailers. Several of her marketing campaigns have been used as milestones for global activity along side winning the prestigious Fragrance Foundation Awards for the ultimate launch. 

Outside of work Amy lives with her husband (who she met through SAS & Company) and her new puppy Argo.  She enjoys reading, relaxing beach holidays and socialising with her friends and family over a Sunday lunch in a cozy pub.