Secretariat & Board Members
The secretariat is based in Wellington and is a small team of dedicated individuals working towards improving modern medicines access for New Zealand patients.
The governing body of Medicines New Zealand is its Board of Directors which consists of an Independent Chairman and eight members of whom are chief executive officers from member companies.
Independent Board Chairman
Vice Chairman, Country Group Manager, Novartis New Zealand
Business Unit Head, GSK
General Manager NZ, Roche
Director, Head of Market Access ANZ, Pfizer
Business Unit Manager, Boehringer Ingelheim
General Manager, Janssen
Chief Executive, Healthcare Logistics
General Manager, Aspen
Country Head NZ, AbbVie
Our members are engaged in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of prescription medicines and vaccines. These medicines help keep New Zealanders out of hospital, prevent and treat disease and play a pivotal role in ensuring a healthy active community.