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Leadership Team

ANDREW LEWIS - Chief Executive Officer

 

Andy joined NZP in April 2005 as General Manager of NZP Ltd, responsible for ensuring the day to day management & administration of the company as well as overseeing the global procurement of key raw materials and holding the role of Director for NZP’s subsidiary Just the Berries.  In September 2009 Andy oversaw the acquisition of NZP’s newest subsidiary Dextra, a specialised carbohydrate chemistry company based in Reading (UK).  In March 2010 Andy was appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer for NZP, Dextra and JTB.  Prior to NZP, Andy gained experience managing a number of manufacturing organisations across the Asia-Pacific region, which included significant business merger & transition experience. Andy holds engineering undergraduate qualitifications, an MBA from Massey University and is a Member of the NZ Institute of Directors. 

 

ANDREW TYLER - Chief Financial Officer

Andrew joined NZP in early 2006 and is responsible for the financial and administration matters of the Company. He has 15 years of experience of financial management within prominent NZ manufacturing companies, most recently as Finance and operations Manager with Sunbeam Corporation Ltd.  Andrew has a BBS and is a CA member of the NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants.

 

 

 

ALEX WEYMOUTH-WILSON - Chief Scientific Officer

Alex completed his graduate and postgraduate education at the University of Reading receiving his PhD in 1993 under the supervision of Professor John Mann. With over 20 years' experience in the fine chemical industry at Dextra, Isochem and CMS, Alex has extensive synthetic experience developing innovative scalable routes to key intermediates and API's predominately in the field of carbohydrates. Alex was appointed Chief Scientific Officer of Dextra and NZP in 2011.

 

 

 

ED TEECE - General Manager, NZP

Ed joined NZP in April 2010 as Operations Manager. Ed has a wealth of global experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry, spanning over 20 years, in a variety of functions including Site Operations, Manufacturing (Finished Dosage Forms and API), Quality Operations, Project Management and R&D. Ed is a Chartered Chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (CChem FRSC), Chartered Quality Professional (CQP CQI), holds an MSc in Industrial Pharmacy from the University of Manchester, is an experienced EU Qualified Person (Commercial and IMP) with eligibility for nomination under the permanent provisions, and a Member of the NZ Institute of Directors (MInstD).

 

 

 

KAREN ETHERINGTON - General Manager, Dextra

Karen joined Dextra in 2006 to manage the analytical and quality functions at the Reading site. Having worked for the WHO, been instrumental in the founding and expansion of Warwick Analytical Service, the head of Analytical Chemistry at Ultrafine and SAFC in Manchester she has significant experience in the research, development, manufacturing, quality and regulatory activities related to the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients.

 

 

 

 

BARRY OLD - Executive Director

Barry Old started at NZP in 1983 when he was appointed as Research Manager. Since then he has held several technical and market related positions within the company. Prior to joining NZP he was employed by the New Zealand Dairy Board and became associated with NZP through his involvement in a joint venture project. Like several other managers at NZP, Barry has a PhD in Organic Chemistry.

 

 

 

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