Company Introduction

Paragon Care Limited (Paragon Care) is an Australian based, ASX listed company which has progressively acquired businesses in the healthcare sector. It is an integrated healthcare equipment and services provider for the Australian and New Zealand healthcare market. These are high growth markets driven by the ageing of the population, continuously rising consumer expectations and increasing government spending. By combining a series of strategic acquisitions of class leading companies, Paragon Care has positioned itself to provide end to end solutions including equipment and consumable solutions for acute, aged, primary, community and hospital care

With an extensive product range that combines local design, manufacturing and market leading global brands, Paragon Care can provide solutions for bedding, bedding furniture, emergency trolleys, medical carts, stainless steel medical equipment, storage systems, material handling products, surgical instruments, clinical refrigerators, lifting systems, newborn hearing screening, diagnostic and intraoperative ultrasound, immunohaematology, surgical medical devices, Ophthalmology and Optometry devices and equipment, dermatologic and cosmetic medicine, temperature management solutions, air management and a range of consumable medical product needs. Paragon Care backs up their products with an extensive Service & Technology Maintenance division.

Meet the Board

  • Mr Shane Tanner
    Shane Tanner is an experienced and accomplished professional within the Australian Healthcare sector. Shane has been responsible for and orchestrated a number of acquisitions (both small and large) as well as helped establish a number of significant businesses where he has been deeply involved in both the growth and management up-skilling of these businesses. Shane also has considerable public company experience at senior executive and board level.
  • Mr Andrew Just
    Chief Executive Officer
    Andrew Just has 25 years of highly relevant global experience in the healthcare industry through previous roles at Fortune 500 and ASX-listed companies including Radiometer, Stryker, Cochlear, GE Healthcare, Roche and Novartis. Andrew has worked across multiple healthcare sectors involving functional leadership of sales, marketing, clinical, services, operations, supply chain and general management. Andrew's track record includes successfully delivering strong organic growth through a clear focus on strategy and people, led by driving customer value.
  • Mr Michael Newton
    Non-Executive Director
    Michael Newton is an experienced operator specialising in the industrial chemical sector with a long history in various executive roles with both Unilever and ICL PLC where he worked across Europe, Asia, U.S. and Australia. Mike has successfully managed major diversification programs and exceptional business growth during his role at Symex Holdings.
  • Mr Geoffrey Sam OAM
    Non-Executive Director
    Geoffrey Sam has a distinguished career in the Australian health sector. He was a co-founder and until April 2016 Executive Chairman of Healthecare, a private hospital group comprising 17 hospitals and a community nursing business throughout Australia. Geoff has held senior roles with profit and not-for-profit hospital groups, including serving as the CEO and MD of ASX-listed Nova Health Limited and as the CEO of the Adelaide Community Health Alliance. Geoff has held previous NED positions on listed companies including Hutchinson Childcare , Money 3 and currently CML Group Ltd. Geoff's special areas of expertise include corporate strategic positioning and corporate governance.
  • Mr Brent Stewart
    Non-Executive Director
    Brent Stewart is an experienced company executive, investor and Non-Executive Director, having occupied numerous CEO and Company Director roles over the past 25 years. Brent brings to the boardroom a strong track record of growing businesses, innovation and strategy. His professional background includes a wide range of experience in marketing, technology and strategic planning at an international level, and has a long association with various segments of the healthcare sector in Australia and Internationally.
  • Mr Bruce Bian
    Non-Executive Director
    Bruce Bian emigrated from China in 1988, and is an Australian citizen living in Sydney. Bruce gained his law degree from Sydney University and has decades of experience across multiple facets of practice including significant Chinese and Australian relations. He brings to the boardroom team thirty five years of diverse industry experience from Australia and Asia, and his strong understanding of market trends in the Asia Pacific region support his demonstrated experience in driving strategic business growth whilst overseeing strong legal compliance and corporate governance. Bruce’s competencies and experience working in Asian markets will assist Paragon to further develop our export business. The opportunities in China although longer term are substantial, and Bruce’s involvement in that piece of the growth strategy is highly valuable.