Managing Director, Pharmaco ANZ

Chandra leads the trans-Tasman operations of Pharmaco, a company specialising in the sales, marketing, warehousing and distribution of medical devices, pharmaceuticals and healthcare products and services. The company started in 1967, is New Zealand owned and entered the Australian market in 2003. It currently manages over 2,500 products on behalf of international organisations, supported by best-practice regulatory, compliance, quality assurance, customer support, and finance and administration services.

Chandra has worked in the healthcare industry for over 25 years. He joined Pharmaco (NZ) Ltd in 1994, after working with multi-national pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies. He has also worked in academia and research as a tutor, research associate and medical laboratory scientist.
He is a passionate advocate about the need to bring exceptional, life-changing and life enhancing healthcare products to New Zealand and Australia, and making a difference to people’s lives. Chandra is presently a board member of the Medical Technology Association of New Zealand.