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Clark Perkins


Clark joined the Novotech board in June 2013. Clark has over 25 years’ experience in the investment banking, private equity and financial services industry. Currently Chairman of Mercury Capital and Healthstrong Australia and Director of Estia Healthcare, Bluestar Print Group (NZ) and Hexagon Holdings. Clark was previously Head of the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs JBWere, and Chairman of Goldman Sachs JBWere’s Private Equity Investment Funds.


John Moller


John joined Novotech in January 2014 to lead the development of Novotech’s Asia operations. Prior to Novotech John was Managing Director of IVF Australia and Queensland Fertility Group and sat on the Board of the parent company Virtus Health. John was previously a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group and Partners in Performance specialising in supporting private equity transactions and implementing growth and operational improvement initiatives. John is a medical doctor by training.


Brad Campbell


With a career spanning senior financial positions with a number of multinational organizations, both in North America and Australasia, Brad joined Novotech as CFO in 2006, later becoming a director in 2009. Brad began his career as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers, and has extensive experience in leading corporate finance teams across the professional services, investment banking, transportation and entertainment industries.


Alek Safarian

Non-Executive Director

With over 25 years of experience in the industry, Alek is the founding CEO of Novotech. A pharmacist by training, Alek spent much of his career prior to Novotech in Asia Pacific regional regulatory and scientific affairs roles for European and US based multinational pharmaceutical corporations.


Chris Criddle

Non-Executive Director

Chris brings to Novotech 13 years’ experience working in the private equity and management consulting industries. Previously a Partner at Crescent Capital Partners, Associate at Pacific Equity Partners and Consultant at McKinsey & Company, Chris joined the Novotech Board in June 2013.


Russell Hewitt

Non-Executive Director

Russell Hewitt brings over three decades of experience in the Information Technology and Telecommunications industries. From a Sales and Marketing career in IBM he went on to head Computerland, Compaq and Hewlett Packard in New Zealand before becoming CEO of Vodafone in Australia. Russell has held a variety Directorships including Television New Zealand and currently sits on several Boards including Vodafone Fiji.