Board and Management
Tony is an experienced company director and is currently a director and chairman of a number of listed ASX companies. Tony was executive director of sales and distribution company Arthur Yates & Co Limited, retiring from that position in April 2002. His extensive corporate finance and governance experience included being Finance Director/CFO of listed retailers on the ASX – M. S. McLeod Holdings Limited (Downtown Duty Free), Galore Group Limited (Barbeques Galore) and Brazin Limited (Bras N Things, Sanity Music).
Prior to joining commerce, Tony was a partner of Cox Johnston & Co, Chartered Accountants which has since merged with Ernst & Young.
Tony holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of New South Wales and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand, and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Company Secretaries, Governance Institute of Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr Chua has over 33 years’ experience in the direct selling industry. He was the previous Vice President Asia Pacific for New Image Limited (a New Zealand nutritional food company listed on the NZX), a position he held for over 10 years.
Mr Chua commenced his direct sales career in 1985 when he successfully launched First Image Sdn Bhd in Malaysia, which later became a retail company selling the Total Image brand of healthcare products. In 1989, he established a new network marketing company, Abric Image Sdn Bhd, which was subsequently acquired by New Image Limited. With New Image, he successfully established direct sales offices in Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan and the Philippines.
Mr Chua is fluent in Malay, Indonesian, Mandarin and several other Chinese dialects. He has a BA in Economics and Commerce from the University of Toronto.
Patrick Ford was appointed to the Board on 17 May 2005.
Patrick is the chairman of the Audit Committee.
Patrick is a Sydney-based stockbroker and Director, Equities at Veritas Securities Limited. He has an extensive experience of capital raising and advisory services to the Australian Biotechnology sector. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Canberra.
Peter Hughes-Hallett was appointed to the Board on 1 May 2018.
Peter has extensive experience in the direct selling markets in Asia. He was Vice President Sales for Amway Japan from July 2007 to January 2013. Amway Japan has sales in excess of US $1 billion and over 400,000 distributors nationwide.
Peter has also held roles with Amway globally, with responsibilities in Australia and New Zealand. He commenced his direct selling career with Amway Australia in 1979 and was the National Sales Manager of Amway Australia between 1994 to 1997. He assumed the role of Country Manager of Amway New Zealand in 1997 before relocating to Tokyo to take on senior sales and marketing roles in Amway Japan in 2000. He was appointed Vice President Sales for Amway Japan in 2007.
Since returning to New Zealand in 2013, Peter has been consulting to a number of direct selling companies.
Peter holds a Bachelor of Business: Marketing and Marketing Management from the University of New South Wales, Australia.
Guy Robertson was appointed CFO and Company Secretary on 1 September 2016.
Guy is an experienced finance executive, having held the positions of Director, Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer of both ASX listed and private companies in Australia and Hong Kong. Guy held senior roles in the Jardine Matheson Group of Companies including General Manager Finance of Franklins Limited, Chief Operating Officer of Colliers International Asia Pacific and Managing Director (NSW) Jardine Lloyd Thompson.