Karina once met Hugh Jackman down aisle 5 at Safeway!
Name: Karina Stroot
Job title: Team Coordinator 1800RESPECT
Division: 1800RESPECT – PNIC
Location: Medibank Place, Melbourne
Where did you work before Medibank? Self Employed – Hubby and I have an agency that represents Akubra Hats and Black Wolf camping gear in Victoria
What’s your most memorable career moment to date? Meeting Hugh Jackman down aisle 5 at Safeway – I was on my phone to work at the time!!
What attracted you to a role at Medibank? The 1990s “I feel better now” ads
What is the first thing you do when you start a new job? Buy some fabulous clothes
What was your first paid job? Counting pastry sheets at my dad’s factory – paid very well actually!!
What do you spend time doing when not working? I’m a big fan of Kylie Minogue and have been to every Melbourne concert starting with her first one in 1989!! And miraculously I am still married as my husband can’t stand her!!
What is something that not many people know about you? That I’m a Capricorn but really I feel more like a Virgo!
What does ‘For Better Health’ mean to you? My wedding vows