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Our management team

Julian Mount

Managing Director

Julian is a senior healthcare industry executive with 30 years' experience in building and leading teams in business transformation, sales, marketing and business excellence across Europe, Asia and the USA. He recently joined Walgreens Boots Alliance as Acting Director, Global Pharma Relationships, Global Brands, WBA. Previously, he had held significant roles and positions at Pfizer (1989-2014) and Alexion Pharmaceuticals (2014-2016).
Julian is a senior healthcare industry executive with 30 years' experience in building and leading teams in business transformation, sales, marketing and business excellence across Europe, Asia and the USA. He recently joined Walgreens Boots Alliance as Acting Director, Global Pharma Relationships, Global Brands, WBA. Previously, he had held significant roles and positions at Pfizer (1989-2014) and Alexion Pharmaceuticals (2014-2016).

Pablo Rivas

Finance Director

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Pablo joined the group in 2009 and was appointed Finance Director of Alliance Healthcare in the UK in 2013. As Finance Director, Pablo provides financial leadership to AHUK to support delivery of profitable growth, optimal resource management, compliance and controls, and financial organisation development. Pablo speaks Spanish, English and French

Steve Paul

Client Services Director

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Steve´s pharmaceutical career has spanned 27 years, beginning with a wide variety of roles before joining Alliance Healthcare in 1998. Having worked his way through the company in positions including managing the Hospital and Dispensing Doctor business, heading up Supplier Relations, becoming Director of Manufacturer Services and now a board member for Client Services, it´s safe to say there isn´t much of the business Steve isn´t an expert in!

John Pignone

Commercial Director

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John was appointed Commercial Director of Alliance Healthcare in the UK in 2012 and is responsible for all its downstream commercial activities, as well as the continual development of the Alphega Pharmacy network and Health and Beauty. Previously, John held senior positions at SCA Personal Care (Tena), Coloplast and Unilever and Johnson Diversey. He is bilingual in English and Italian.
Pablo joined the group in 2009 and was appointed Finance Director of Alliance Healthcare in the UK in 2013. As Finance Director, Pablo provides financial leadership to AHUK to support delivery of profitable growth, optimal resource management, compliance and controls, and financial organisation development. Pablo speaks Spanish, English and French
Steve´s pharmaceutical career has spanned 27 years, beginning with a wide variety of roles before joining Alliance Healthcare in 1998. Having worked his way through the company in positions including managing the Hospital and Dispensing Doctor business, heading up Supplier Relations, becoming Director of Manufacturer Services and now a board member for Client Services, it´s safe to say there isn´t much of the business Steve isn´t an expert in!
John was appointed Commercial Director of Alliance Healthcare in the UK in 2012 and is responsible for all its downstream commercial activities, as well as the continual development of the Alphega Pharmacy network and Health and Beauty. Previously, John held senior positions at SCA Personal Care (Tena), Coloplast and Unilever and Johnson Diversey. He is bilingual in English and Italian.

Marie Evans

Secondary Care, Homecare and Ethicals Director

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Marie is responsible for homecare, hospitals, dispensing doctors, clinical trials and ethicals, and Alcura UK. Marie started her Alliance Healthcare career in 2012 as a National Account Controller, before being promoted to Head of Retail Pharmacy Sales, where she was responsible for independent and national pharmacy accounts. Prior to Alliance Healthcare, Marie worked in the drinks industry where she held a variety of senior positions.

Matt Addison

Operations Director

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Matt was appointed Operations Director of Alliance Healthcare in the UK in July 2018, joining us from, Saint Gobain Building Distribution, where he was the UK and Ireland Supply Chain Director. Prior to that, Matt worked for Proctor & Gamble for 17 years in a variety of operations, supply chain and manufacturing roles. Matt is responsible for delivering world-class operations and exceptional levels of customer service, underpinned by a culture of safety first and zero loss.

Colin Crighton

UK Network Transformation Director

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Colin was appointed UK Network Transformation Director in May 2018 and provides leadership and strategic direction for our supply network. Before joining Alliance Healthcare in the UK, Colin worked for Unilever as Vice-President, Supply Chain for Food and Beverages North America.
Marie is responsible for homecare, hospitals, dispensing doctors, clinical trials and ethicals, and Alcura UK. Marie started her Alliance Healthcare career in 2012 as a National Account Controller, before being promoted to Head of Retail Pharmacy Sales, where she was responsible for independent and national pharmacy accounts. Prior to Alliance Healthcare, Marie worked in the drinks industry where she held a variety of senior positions.
Matt was appointed Operations Director of Alliance Healthcare in the UK in July 2018, joining us from, Saint Gobain Building Distribution, where he was the UK and Ireland Supply Chain Director. Prior to that, Matt worked for Proctor & Gamble for 17 years in a variety of operations, supply chain and manufacturing roles. Matt is responsible for delivering world-class operations and exceptional levels of customer service, underpinned by a culture of safety first and zero loss.
Colin was appointed UK Network Transformation Director in May 2018 and provides leadership and strategic direction for our supply network. Before joining Alliance Healthcare in the UK, Colin worked for Unilever as Vice-President, Supply Chain for Food and Beverages North America.

Dave Rice

Programme Management Office Director

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Dave was appointed Programme Management Office Director in December 2017, joining us from Boots, where he played key roles in the Boots Supply Chain Team. He has also worked for Unipart and Toyota. In his role, Dave leads on the supply chain transformation programme.

Lucie Massart

General Counsel

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Lucie is responsible for providing all legal direction and support to our business, ensuring the legal team provides robust and reliable advice. Lucie joined Alliance Healthcare in 2015 as Deputy General Counsel. Prior to Alliance Healthcare, she worked with OCS Group and Nabarro LLP.

Nigel Farmer

HR Director

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Nigel was appointed HR Director of Alliance Healthcare in September 2018 and is responsible for recruitment, retention and development of employees within the business. Nigel has a wealth of experience in manufacturing, retail and logistics having held similar roles in organisations, such as Wickes, Yusen Logistics and most recently DHL.
Dave was appointed Programme Management Office Director in December 2017, joining us from Boots, where he played key roles in the Boots Supply Chain Team. He has also worked for Unipart and Toyota. In his role, Dave leads on the supply chain transformation programme.
Lucie is responsible for providing all legal direction and support to our business, ensuring the legal team provides robust and reliable advice. Lucie joined Alliance Healthcare in 2015 as Deputy General Counsel. Prior to Alliance Healthcare, she worked with OCS Group and Nabarro LLP.
Nigel was appointed HR Director of Alliance Healthcare in September 2018 and is responsible for recruitment, retention and development of employees within the business. Nigel has a wealth of experience in manufacturing, retail and logistics having held similar roles in organisations, such as Wickes, Yusen Logistics and most recently DHL.

Stuart Green

UK Project Management Director

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Stuart was appointed UK Project Management Director in May 2018 and leads on the delivery and execution of all operations and supply chain transformation projects. Prior to Alliance Healthcare, Stuart worked with DHL for nine years in a variety of senior programme and project director roles. He's also worked in supply chain project and development roles in Mothercare, WH Smith, Clarks and Excel..
Stuart was appointed UK Project Management Director in May 2018 and leads on the delivery and execution of all operations and supply chain transformation projects. Prior to Alliance Healthcare, Stuart worked with DHL for nine years in a variety of senior programme and project director roles. He's also worked in supply chain project and development roles in Mothercare, WH Smith, Clarks and Excel..

Non-executive advisors

Mike Smith

Non-executive advisor

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Mike is a Community Pharmacist based in Devon and he is passionate about independent pharmacy. He was appointed a nonexecutive advisor in 2002, having been a member of the Board of Directors since 1986. Mike became a fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain in 2006 and has over 40 years experience in community pharmacy.

Chris Martin

Non-executive advisor

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Chris is a Community Pharmacist Non Executive Advisor of Alliance Healthcare and Chairman of Hywel Dda Health Board. He has a vast experience of running community pharmacies in the West Country and in Wales and has many other business interests. He was a member of the Pharmacy Regulation and Leadership Oversight Committee set up by the Department of Health and he was awarded a fellowship by the RPSGB in 2006 for distinction in the profession of pharmacy.
Mike is a Community Pharmacist based in Devon and he is passionate about independent pharmacy. He was appointed a nonexecutive advisor in 2002, having been a member of the Board of Directors since 1986. Mike became a fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain in 2006 and has over 40 years experience in community pharmacy.
Chris is a Community Pharmacist Non Executive Advisor of Alliance Healthcare and Chairman of Hywel Dda Health Board. He has a vast experience of running community pharmacies in the West Country and in Wales and has many other business interests. He was a member of the Pharmacy Regulation and Leadership Oversight Committee set up by the Department of Health and he was awarded a fellowship by the RPSGB in 2006 for distinction in the profession of pharmacy.