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Introducing Kitomba’s new CEO: Al Quinn [2017]

27 Jun 2017 by Kitomba

Editor’s note: In January 2021, after 17 years at Kitomba, including three years as CEO, Al Quinn has left Kitomba and Mike Henton was chosen as his successor. Find out more about Kitomba’s new CEO, Mike Henton.

Kitomba has appointed our co-founder Al Quinn as the company’s new CEO.

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Introducing a new look for Kitomba!

20 Mar 2017 by Kitomba

We’re excited to release Kitomba’s fresh new look! Today, you may notice a few differences as you accept your new online bookings, get organised with your daily appointment list, run a report or login into Kitomba 1. Continue reading…

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Kitomba University is back in 2017!

7 Feb 2017 by Kitomba

It’s 2017 and we’re opening Kitomba University’s doors again! Welcome back, we’re excited to be offering another year full of training, learning and creating even more Kitomba masters! Continue reading…

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2016 at Kitomba

31 Jan 2017 by Kitomba

In 2016 9.6 million appointments were made in Kitomba and we helped our customers look after 2.5 million clients. Our support team of 20 people spent over 310,000 minutes helping and assisting our customers on the phone, answered almost 9,500 emails and we’re excited to have answered 1,100 web chats – a new feature released at the end of last year. Continue reading…

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Interview with Jacqui Victor of True Grit – 2016 New Zealand Salon of the Year

30 Jan 2017 by Kitomba

You’ve just won 2016 Kitomba NZARH New Zealand Salon of the Year, congratulations! Continue reading…

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So much more than software

27 Oct 2016 by Kitomba

Here at Kitomba having the best software isn’t enough for us. Keeping you happy and supported is just as important, so we promise you the best service too! Continue reading…

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History of the Industry Awards

28 Sep 2016 by Kitomba

2016 is the seventh year HITO, Kitomba, and NZARH have come together to celebrate the Industry Awards. Each year is bigger and better than the last, with more awards, fantastic venues, and exciting entertainment.

But the Industry Awards weren’t always this glamorous. We’ve scoured the archives to bring you some of the best bits of Industry Awards history and show you how they grew into the event we have today. Continue reading…

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Introducing Kitomba University!

3 Feb 2016 by Kitomba

We’re very pleased to introduce you to Kitomba University! You have now been officially enrolled to receive the very best in training. Kitomba University isn’t an internationally renowned educational facility and it certainly doesn’t offer official qualifications. However what it does provide is weekly online interactive training with our experts, self learning tools and useful resources to help our customers become Kitomba masters and be more successful.

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2015 at Kitomba

21 Jan 2016 by Kitomba

We had a big year at Kitomba. We built a bunch of awesome features, hired some great new team-members, and launched our new look Online Booking system! Continue reading…

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What’s new in Kitomba

6 May 2015 by Paul Gray

The team have been busy working on this month’s improvements which are all focused on the way you interact with Kitomba. Continue reading…