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At LifeHealthcare we bring Australian and New Zealand healthcare professionals innovative medical devices by partnering with world class companies who share our vision for innovation and making a real difference to people’s lives.   Together with our partners all over the world, our people work closely with healthcare professionals to ensure the highest standards of patient care.

LifeHealthcare was formed in 2006 with the vision to create a leading Australian and New Zealand Medical Device company that is capable of delivering the best technologies through…

Our Leaders

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Matt Muscio

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Kristine James

General Manager Corporate Development

David Bonham

Chief Financial and Operating Officer

Jason Dial

General Manager Operations

Leah Burns

General Manager People & Culture

Adam Wood

General Manager Marketing

Fraser Cleave

General Manager Orthopaedics

Annette Phillips

General Manager Capital & Interventional Technologies

Paul Petherbridge

General Manager Spine

Matt was appointed Chief Executive Officer in August 2015. Prior to this appointment, Matt held the position of Chief Operating Officer with LifeHealthcare from 2013, responsible for the company’s sales, marketing and commercial operations, playing a key role in LifeHealthcare’s IPO in December 2013.

Prior to LifeHealthcare, Matt spent 13 years working with Johnson & Johnson Medical’s orthopaedic business DePuy Synthes, leading their Spine and Neurosurgical divisions.

Matt holds a Bachelor of Business (International Business) from Queensland University of Technology and a post graduate degree in Management from Melbourne Business School.

Kristine joined LifeHealthcare in 2014 as General Manager Commercial Services and was appointed to General Manager Corporate Development in 2016 responsible for investor relations, strategy, mergers & acquisitions and major projects.

Prior to LifeHealthcare, Kristine was General Manager Strategy and Planning for United Group Limited and Assistant Director within Corporate Finance as PricewaterhouseCoopers focussing mergers and acquisitions, insolvency and restructuring across a number of industries including healthcare tourism, manufacturing, industrials, construction and consumer goods.

Kristine holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) from the Australian National University, is a Chartered Accountant, and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Outside of LifeHealthcare, Kristine is passionate about skiing, hiking and anything involving the outdoors.

David joined LifeHealthcare in May 2019 as Chief Financial and Operating Officer.

Prior to LifeHealthcare, David spent 11 years with Bupa Dental Corporation, commencing as CFO and progressing over his time there to COO and ultimately Managing Director.

David holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Western Sydney University, an MBA (Strategy and Planning) from Deakin University, is a Certified Practising Accountant and a Six Sigma Champion.

Away from his desk, David is a keen rugby league fan and once upon a time played juniors for the Penrith Panthers.

Jason was appointed General Manager – Operations in May 2019.  Prior to LifeHealthcare Jason spent 19 years at CHEP, a Brambles company. Jason has worked across Asia-Pacific and in that time gained experience in various roles in Supply Chain, Marketing & Strategy, Customer Service and Field Service roles, and most recently Director – Operations Excellence responsible for planning, efficiency and quality.

Jason holds a Masters in Management (General Management) from Macquarie Graduate School of Management.

In addition to running the operational side of LHC, Jason enjoys getting outdoors as much as he can with camping, fishing and hiking taking up most of his recreational time.

Leah joined the LifeHealthcare team in early 2016 as General Manager, People and Culture, bringing with her over ten years of Leadership and Human Resource experience in both local and global roles. Prior to joining LifeHealthcare, Leah’s most recent experience was with a global wine company where she focused on organisational development and strategic HR.

Leah holds a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (Human Resources) from The University of Sunshine Coast, QLD and a Bachelor Commerce, (Accounting and Business Law) from Flinders University of South Australia.

When not at work, Leah loves sharing her passion for food and wine with friends and family.

Adam was appointed General Manager, Marketing in January 2019 with responsibility for the Regulatory, Professional Educations & Events, Digital Marketing and Product Management teams at LifeHealthcare.

Prior to joining LifeHealthcare Adam worked at DePuy Synthes for over 6 years holding various marketing positions across their Hip & Knee businesses. Most recently Adam held the role of Group Marketing Manager for the Hip & Knee Arthroplasty portfolios including the Smart Surgery technology division.

Adam holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia.

Having once competed at an elite level, Adam is now a weekend warrior on his bicycle, managing an inevitable decline in fitness in masters.

Fraser joined LifeHealthcare in 2013.  He has over 16 years of logistics, sales and marketing experience in the orthopaedics industry.

Fraser previously held positions within Johnson & Johnson/DePuy at Global, Regional European and most recently local Australian levels.  For three years, Fraser was Group Manager of DePuySynthes Australia and New Zealand Sports Medicine, Extremities and Trauma businesses.  Fraser was part of the DePuySynthes Knee Worldwide Team prior to relocation to Australia.

Fraser holds a Bachelor of Business Management (Hons) from Napier University, Edinburgh.

Annette was appointed General Manager of Capital and Interventional Technologies in July 2019 and has extensive experience in these areas.

Prior to joining LifeHealthcare, Annette held senior Business Manager roles with Philips Healthcare, GE Healthcare and Telstra Health.

Annette holds a Post Graduate Certificate Management from Macquarie University, Diploma of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography) and Diploma of Diagnostic Ultrasound.

In her down time, Annette makes use of her Dog Training qualifications and volunteers with her therapy dog Asher.

 Paul Petherbridge was appointed General Manager of Spine in January 2015.  Prior to this, he served as Account Executive in NSW and has been with LifeHealthcare since October 2010.

Prior to LifeHealthcare, Paul worked with Austspine launching K2M into the Australian market and has worked with numerous other US based spine firms including Biomet EBI, Abbott Spine and Medicrea in distribution models over the past 12 years.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology Sydney.

In addition to running the Spine Division, in his downtime pick anything to do with the ocean and you will probably find Paul there.

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