Governance Policies
GXH Company Constitution 30 July 2019
GXH Board Charter February 2024
GXH Audit & Risk Committee Charter February 2024
GXH Nominations Committee Charter February 2024
GXH Remuneration Committee Charter February 2024
GXH Investment Committee Charter February 2024
GXH Securities Trading policy February 2024
GXH Code of Ethics Policy February 2024
GXH Continuous Disclosure Policy February 2024
GXH Diversity Policy February 2024
GXH Remuneration Policy February 2024
GXH Protected Disclosure Policy February 2024

Board of Directors
Kim Ellis

During his business career Kim had wide Chief Executive experience and was best known for his 13 years at the helm of Waste Management NZ Ltd, culminating in the company’s sale in 2006. During his tenure he led 40 acquisitions and built a successful business in Australia.

Earlier roles encompassed a number of market sectors including health, manufacturing, distribution, transport, property, agriculture and fashion. Since 2006 Kim has been active in governance and is currently Chair of NZ Social Infrastructure Fund and consultant to Envirowaste Services. Kim holds first class honours degrees in Chemical Engineering and Economics.

Kim was appointed as Independent Chair of the Company in December 2019.

Peter Merton
Non-Executive Director

Peter Merton, an Otago University Pharmacy graduate, has been involved in the pharmaceutical industry in New Zealand and overseas since the early 1980s.

His involvement with the company goes back to the late 1990s, and he played an active part in the initial industry consolidation when Amcal and Unichem brands merged to form Pharmacybrands Limited, later renamed Green Cross Health Limited.

Following the merger of Life Pharmacy Limited (LPL) with Pharmacybrands Limited in 2009 Peter assumed the role of Chair of the Group, a role he held until December 2019 when he became a Non-Executive Director. He is also a significant shareholder in the company through his interest in Cape Healthcare Limited. Peter has previously held the roles of Chief Executive of the Propharma/Healthcare Logistics businesses and Director of EBOS Group Limited.

Andrew Bagnall
Non-Executive Director

Andrew Bagnall holds a Commerce Degree from Otago University and a MBA from Michigan State University. Andrew was a significant investor in Life Pharmacy Limited and following the merger with Pharmacybrands Limited (later renamed Green Cross Health Limited) has continued to hold a shareholding in the merged entity.

In Andrew’s earlier career, he was a leading figure in the New Zealand travel industry establishing and managing Gullivers Travel Group which became the major distributor of wholesale and retail travel services in New Zealand. Gullivers Travel Group was eventually listed on the New Zealand and Australian stock exchanges (ASX) and was subsequently sold to ASX listed S8. Andrew was also involved in co-developing one of New Zealand’s first commercial retirement villages. Andrew now runs his own private investment company, Segoura, which manages investments in various businesses. Andrew is also a Director of PowerShield Limited, Steelmasters Auckland Limited and he maintains a keen interest in sports car racing.

Andrew was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company in August 2009.

John Bolland
Non-Executive Director

John Bolland has more than 25 years experience in private equity, senior management and corporate finance. This includes 14 years with Ernst & Young, where he had Partner level responsibility in Corporate Finance and Audit & Business Advisory. John holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland and is a Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a Harvard Allumni. John is also a Director of PowerShield Limited, Steelmasters Auckland Limited and Stellar Library GP Limited.

John was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company in August 2009.

Craig Brockliss
Non-Executive Director

Craig Brockliss is currently CEO of the Wilton Capital Group of companies and has more than 20 years experience in business, property and private equity investing. Wilton has significant investment interests in both New Zealand, the United States and in the United Kingdom.

Wilton Capital has its origins in the pharmaceutical logistics markets in New Zealand and Australia before diversifying into other investments in 2001. Wilton is currently the third largest shareholder in Green Cross Health.

Craig holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Auckland and worked for Ernst and Young prior to joining the Wilton Group in 2001.

Ken Orr
Independent Director

Ken Orr has had over 30 years as a community pharmacist and is currently a partner in a group of pharmacies in Northland and a director of North Haven Hospice. Ken was a former President of the NZ Pharmacy Guild, which represents the business interests of community pharmacies. Ken was a forming director of Manaia PHO and now serves on the Audit, Risk & Finance committee of Mahitahi Hauora that leads primary health care in Northland.

Ken joined the Board in September 2009 as an alternate Director and was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company in March 2012.

Carolyn Steele
Independent Director

Carolyn Steele is a director of WEL Networks Limited, Oriens Capital GP 2 Limited, Property for Industry and Vulcan Steel Limited and chair of The Halberg Foundation. Until 2016, Carolyn was a Portfolio Manager at Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation, the Crown entity managing the New Zealand Superannuation Fund. Prior to joining the Guardians in 2010, Carolyn spent ten years in investment banking at Forsyth Barr and Credit Suisse/First NZ Capital.

Carolyn was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company in June 2017.