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NVC Management Team

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Tomas Steenackers

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Tomas is the founding CEO and MD of National Veterinary Care Ltd who brought together the initial portfolio of 35 clinics and took the company to listing on the ASX in August 2015.   Over the past three years he has more than doubled the business to a thriving market leading organisation comprising more than 90 veterinary clinics supported by 2 training facilities and complementary managed services.    

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Jason Beddow

Chief Financial Officer

Jason also has extensive experience in senior financial roles with private equity and listed companies in the health and pharmaceutical sector, as well as audit and advisory roles with big four accounting firm Deloitte. Jason was previously the CFO of ASX-listed mining products and services business PPK Group Limited.

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Janita Robba

Company Secretary

Janita has more than 20 years’ financial, governance and commercial experience. Janita is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in listed and unlisted companies and professional services advisory roles. 

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Roy Walker

General Manager Operations - Australia

Roy has a strong background in the veterinary industry, with management roles within Greencross Ltd, managing group and state operations teams. Roy was previously the Senior Operations Manager of G8 Education Ltd.

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James Terry

NZ Group General Manager

James has worked in the Animal Health Industry for 27 years, mostly recently as the General Manager of Provet New Zealand. James has significant experience in leadership, strategic planning and leadership roles.

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Dr Alex Whan

General Manager - Veterinary Services

Dr Alex has over fifteen years of veterinary experience, practicing veterinary medicine in both Australia and overseas and has experience in both large and small animal medicine.  Alex was previously the Lead Veterinarian and Practice Owner at Brunswick Central Veterinary Clinic in Melbourne, establishing the clinic into a multiple million-dollar operation. 

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Paula Sadler

General Manager - Marketing & Management Services

Paula joined NVC with a strong background in senior marketing management roles with experience in both publicly listed and private companies in animal health, entertainment, sport, retail and a large full service marketing agency. Paula has a strong background in customer relationship marketing, marketing strategies, digitally-led and integrated marketing communications.

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Gillian Porter

General Manager - Human Resources

Gillian comes from a generalist HR background within the hospitality industry, working with large multisite restaurant groups including the Jamie Oliver brands. Gillian has strong experience in start-up sites, workforce planning, talent acquisition, process improvement and system implementation.




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