Board of Directors  



  • Mr Peter R. Robinson, B.Com, FAICD
    Chairman, Non-executive director
    Appointed Chairman 8 July 2003
    Director since 5 May 2000

    Mr Robinson joined Washington H Soul Pattinson and Company Limited in 1978 and was appointed a director of Washington H Soul Pattinson and Company Limited in 1984. Mr Robinson is also Chairman of Clover Corporation Limited and a non-executive director of New Hope Corporation Limited.

    Mr Robinson has held both executive and non-executive directorships for a period of 28 years. Mr Robinson has over 30 years experience at general management and chief executive officer level. During this period, Mr Robson has had extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

    Mr Robinson is a former director of Northern Energy Corporation Limited (company delisted in 2011).

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  • Mr Robert D. Millner, FAICD
    Non-executive director
    Director since 5 May 2000
    Member of the Remuneration Committee since 2 October 2007
    Member of the Nomination Committee since 15 August 2012

    Mr Millner is the Chairman of Washington H Soul Pattinson and Company Limited and has been a non-executive director of Washington H Soul Pattinson and Company Limited since 1984.

    Mr Millner is also Chairman of Brickworks Limited, BKI Investment Company Limited, New Hope Corporation Limited, Milton Corporation Limited and a non-executive director of TPG Telecom Limited.Mr Milner is a former director of Souls Private Equity Limited and Northern Energy Corporation Limited (company delisted in 2012).

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  • The Hon Dr Michael R. Wooldridge, BSc, MBBS, MBA, LLD
    Independent non-executive director
    Director since 1 February 2006
    Member of the Remuneration Committee since 2 October 2007
    Appointed Lead Independent Director 2 December 2008
    Appointed Chair of the Nomination Committee on 15 August 2012

    Dr Wooldridge was Australia's Federal Minister for Health from 1996 to 2001. Dr Wooldridge is an Honorary Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine.

    Dr Wooldridge is director of Vision Eye Institute Limited and is a former director of Prime Trust Ltd, Cogstate Ltd, and Dia-B Tech Limited.

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  • Ms E. Carol Holley, B.A, FCA, FAICD
    Independent director
    Director since 19 December 2006
    Appointed Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee on 19 December 2006

    Ms Holley is a non-executive director, Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee and a member of the Governance Committee for Job Futures Ltd. She is also a non-executive director of Defence Housing Australia.

    Ms Holley is also Chair of the Risk Management and Audit and Risk Committees for NSW Department of Housing, NSW Police and NSW Department of Planning, Northern Sydney Central Coast Health and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the NSW Department of Human Services.

    Ms Holley was a non-executive director and chair of Resource Pacific Holdings Ltd until February 2008.

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  • Mr Stephen P. Roche, B.Bus, GAICD
    Executive director
    Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer since 14 August 2006

    Mr Roche joined API in March 2005. Previously he was Group General Manager, Health Services for Mayne Group Limited with responsibility for pharmacy distribution, pathology and other business units. Previous roles included Chief Operating Officer, Healthcare Services for FH Faulding & Co and a number of management roles at CSR.

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  • Ms Lee Ausburn, M.Pharm,B.Pharm, Dip.Hosp.Pharm, GAICD
    Independent non-executive director
    Director since 7 October 2008
    Member of the Audit and Risk Committee since 7 October 2008
    Member of the Nomination Committee since 15 August 2012

    Ms Ausburn is a pharmacist with experience in retail and hospital pharmacy and in academia. She had a long career in the pharmaceutical industry with Merck Sharp and Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd and was previously Vice President, Asia, for Merck and Co Inc with responsibility for the company’s operations across Asia.

    Ms Ausburn is also a non-executive director of SomnoMed Limited and is a board member of the Clinical Excellence Commission and Agency for Clinical Innovation, NSW Health and Vice President, Pharmacy Faculty Foundation, University of Sydney.

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  • Mr Gerard J. Masters
    Independent non-executive director
    Director since 7 September 2010
    Member of the Nomination Committee since 15 August 2012

    Mr Masters has had extensive experience in retailing. Until his resignation in early 2006, he spent more than 33 years with the Coles Myer Group. This included a 10 year period as Managing Director of Bi Lo, Coles and then the total Supermarkets Group which was Coles Myer’s largest and most profitable business. His most recent role until his resignation in 2009, was as the Managing Director and CEO of The Reject Shop Limited.

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