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.
Dr Graeme Jarvis
Board Secretary/Office Manager
Science and Technical Advisor
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 Manager, Sanofi
Chief Executive, Healthcare Logistics
Area Manager, Celgene
Managing Director, Merck Sharp and Dohme
New Zealand Commercial Manager, Janssen
Country Group Manager, Novartis
Country Manager, AbbVie
Business Unit Manager New Zealand, Boehringer Ingelheim
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.