Mr Henfrey recently concluded 10 years’ experience on the executive team of major publicly listed vitamin supplements business Blackmores, culminating in his appointment as CEO.
Mr Henfrey drove major change at Blackmores, particularly the significant move to become a manufacturer for the first time in the company’s history, and he oversaw the doubling of Blackmores supply chain capacity to meet extraordinary and sudden demand from China. His successful implementation of this strategy contributed to Blackmores’ net profit after tax for the 2016 financial year increasing by 115 per cent.
He has also worked in a managerial capacity at another prominent Australian business, Telstra, where he led a national specialist sales team of 160 sales professionals. He started his professional career in the UK telco industry.
Mr Henfrey has notably served as Board President of peak industry body Complementary Medicines Australia, and is a graduate of the University of Cambridge, holding a Master of Arts degree in Natural Sciences, specialising in genetics and molecular/cell biology.
Mr Stevens joined Quintis from ThinkSmart Limited, where he held the role of CFO and Company Secretary. Prior to ThinkSmart, Mr Stevens served as Deputy CFO of BSkyB plc, one of the top 30 companies in the UK by market capitalisation. In addition to his role as Deputy CFO of BSkyB plc, Mr Stevens sat on the Board of Directors of several UK companies and brings that extensive experience to this role.
Carmel Power joined Quintis in July 2021 as Chief Sales Officer. In this role, she is responsible to drive and execute Quintis’ strategy for aggressive growth across all segments with a focus on the Cosmeceutical, Aromatherapy, Fragrance, TCM, Incense and Wood segments, and to build a position for Quintis as the premium global supplier of ethical, sustainable, and reliably sourced sandalwood.
Carmel comes to Quintis after 10 years at DSM, a global leader in B2B Human Nutrition and Health ingredients. During this time, she held positions including Global Commercial Manager (Nutritional Lipids) in Switzerland, Senior Marketing Consultant in The Netherlands, Director for Personalisation in Singapore and Sales Director for Oceania. She has also contributed to DSM’s D&I initiatives as the lead for the APAC chapter of the Women’s Inspired Network within DSM.
“As a naturopath and as a business leader, my commitment is to create meaningful health and wellness solutions for all. It inspires me to have the privilege to work with Quintis to help companies create solutions for consumers that meet this need. My priority is to drive Quintis’ commitment through partners and with our customers to realize meaningful innovations and solutions while maintaining our excellent corporate reputation. As part of that, I am committed to providing effective leadership through the empowerment of our people to achieve these objectives.”
Vanessa Ligovich is the Chief Marketing Officer at Quintis. Vanessa joins the group from Mastercard where she was Global Product Manager, responsible for a $200m business. Vanessa’s career spans more than 20 years in senior marketing roles across industries including retail, financial services, healthcare and travel. She has worked in Australia, the UK and Italy and has extensive experience in global strategy development, multi-channel marketing, brand and product development, and designing value-adding loyalty programs. Vanessa is an advocate for gender equality and sustainability and is a committee member for Perth’s International Women’s Day Committee, supporting UN Women Australia, and the IOFI-IFRA Sustainability Charter. Vanessa holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Curtin University and is a Certified Practising Marketer (CPM) with the Australian Institute of Marketing.
Mr Nortier holds an N4 Engineering South Africa Technical College Certificate in Management Higher Diploma. He has a mechanical trade and extensive experience in production and plant management. Mr Nortier has more than 10 years' experience in the timber industry managing a Particle and MDF board plant where he oversaw the day to day running of the plant and the harvesting operations. He has managed a vast variety of projects from turn key to self-designed and implemented.
Mr Hindley has a Bachelor of Forestry Science from the University of Canterbury and Executive MBA from the Massey University, Wellington. Mr Hindley was previously the General Manager - Tasman Pine Forests Ltd (a Sumitomo Forestry Co subsidiary) which manages a forest estate of approximately 36,200 hectares. In that role he was involved in establishing the management and operating systems as well as the supervision and management of the entire plantation estate. During his career Mr Hindley has worked in various roles in New Zealand, Ecuador, Singapore and Japan spanning forestry management and end markets. Mr Hindley is a member of the Institute of Forestry in New Zealand and the Institute of Foresters in Australia.