Mr. Corbett joined the Board of Mayne Pharma Group Limited in November 2010 and was appointed Chairman in January 2011. Mr. Corbett has been involved in the retail industry for more than 40 years. In 1984, Mr. Corbett joined the board of David Jones Australia as a Director of Operations and in 1990 was appointed to the board of Woolworths Limited and to the position of Managing Director of BigW. In 1999, Mr. Corbett was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Woolworths Limited, from which he retired in 2006. Mr. Corbett was Chairman of Fairfax Media Limited, one of Australia’s largest diversified media companies from October 2009 until 31 August 2015. Mr Corbett was a Director of the Reserve Bank of Australia until 1 December 2015, and was a director of Wal-Mart Stores until May 2016. He is Chair of Australian Leisure and Hospitality Group Pty Limited (ALH Group) and the Salvation Army Advisory Board.
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Mr. Richards has more than 27 years’ international experience in the pharmaceutical industry and has worked in Europe, the US and Asia. Prior to joining Mayne Pharma, Mr. Richards spent 10 years in Europe in a variety of leadership roles including President, Europe Middle East and Africa and President, Global Commercial Operations for Mayne Pharma Limited (acquired by Hospira in 2007). He also served on the Group Management Board of Actavis for 4 years where he was responsible for the firm’s global injectable/hospital business operations. Prior to working in Europe, Mr. Richards spent 14 years with FH Faulding and Co (acquired by Mayne Nickless in 2001) in a variety of roles including leading Faulding Pharmaceuticals Asia Pacific operations together with spending 5 years with Faulding in the US leading business development and portfolio management operations. Mr. Richards’ experience spans sales and marketing, regulatory/medical affairs, supply chain, business development, mergers and acquisitions, finance, intellectual property and manufacturing.
The Hon. Ron Best is a highly respected former member of the Victorian Parliament (1988 to 2002), having held a number of senior positions in the National Party of Australia (Victoria) including Parliamentary Secretary, Shadow Minister for Housing and Spokesman for Health, Housing, Racing, Sport and Recreation. Mr. Best has also been a member of various Parliamentary Committees including the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee, the Environmental and Natural Resources Committee and a Board Member of the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation. Prior to his political career, Mr. Best was the owner of a successful food distribution business and General Manager of the Glacier Food Group. Since retiring from politics in 2002 Mr. Best has consulted for privately-owned companies in the food services industry.
Ms. Dolan has over 30 years’ experience in the legal and commercial services sector. Ms. Dolan is currently Chair of the Professional Conduct Oversight Committee at Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Ms Dolan is a member of the Professional Standards Council for The Salvation Army and a member of the Advisory Committee for Salvos Legal. She has an honours degree in law from Victoria University of Wellington and an arts degree from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. She was previously General Counsel and a Principal Officer at the University of Sydney, a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers responsible for legal affairs in the Asia Pacific region and a Partner at Mallesons Stephen Jacques (now King & Wood Mallesons). Ms. Dolan was previously on the Advisory Board of the University of Sydney Medical School and on the Advisory Board for the Salvation Army (Eastern Territory).
Mr. Hodges has been involved in the pharmaceutical industry for over 30 years and founded the Metrics business in 1994. Since 1994, Mr. Hodges oversaw the transition of Metrics from a start-up analytical laboratory with four employees to a specialty pharmaceutical company with a portfolio of niche generic products. Prior to starting Metrics, Mr. Hodges spent 11 years at Burroughs Wellcome Co. (which became part of GSK) in the development and validation of analytical methods. Mr. Hodges ceased his executive role as President of Metrics on 31 December 2013 but continues as a Non-Executive Director of Mayne Pharma Group Limited. He is Chair of Chesson Laboratories, Associates, Inc.
Mr. Mathieson is currently a Director and was the former Chief Executive Officer of ALH Group, a joint venture between Woolworths Limited and the Mathieson Family. The ALH Group owns approximately 325 hotels and 520 retail outlets across Australia, and employs more than 16,000 staff. Mr. Mathieson has operated in the hotel, leisure and hospitality industry since 1974 and is a well-respected member of the Australian business community. He has previously served as a Director of the Carlton Football Club. He is trained as an engineer, and brings management and transactional experience from a number of industries to the Board.
Professor Bruce Robinson
Professor Robinson, a practising Endocrinologist at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital, is Former Dean of University of Sydney’s Sydney Medical School. Professor Robinson has been the head of the Cancer Genetics Unit at the Kolling Institute of Medical Research, Royal North Shore Hospital since 1989. Since 2001, Professor Robinson has been Chairman of Hoc Mai Foundation, a major program in medical and health education and exchange with Vietnam. He is a Non-Executive Director of Cochlear Limited, Firefly and QBiotics. He is a Board Member of the Woolcock Institute, is Chair of National Health and Medical Research Council and Chair of the Medical Benefits Review Taskforce.
Mr. Scholes has extensive financial and corporate advisory experience, both in Australia and internationally. Mr. Scholes held a number of senior roles within Merrill Lynch Australia, including Vice Chairman of Investment Banking. Previously Mr. Scholes held the position of Executive General Manager at National Australia Bank Limited, running the corporate and institutional banking division. Mr. Scholes is currently a Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Chord Capital Pty Ltd. Mr. Scholes has previously held positions on the Board of St Vincent’s Health as Chairman of the St Vincent’s Foundation and was a former Director of SDI Limited.