Vitex CEO Dr Aniss Chami Appointed Board Director of CHP Australia

November 18, 2020

SYDNEY, Australia, 18 November 2020 – Consumer Health Products (CHP) Australia held its annual general meeting (AGM) this week, which saw Vitex Pharmaceuticals’ Chief Executive Officer, Dr Aniss Chami, appointed as a member of its Board of Directors.  

Consumer Health Products Australia (CHP Australia) is the peak body representing the distributors and manufacturers of consumer healthcare products. Its members make up the majority of the $8 billion + non prescription medicines market, employs over 10,000 Australians and exports $1.2bn annually. CHP Australia and its members strive to advance consumer health through responsible Self-Care.


Dr Aniss Chami was appointed for a one-year term alongside newly appointed Board Directors at the AGM:

·        Phil Lynch, Independent Director

·        David Rankine, Regional Director ANZ, Health, RB


The recently appointed Directors will join New Board Directors confirmed at the AGM:

·        Alison Holland, Head of Consumer – OTC, Aspen Pharmacare Australia

·        Charmaine England, Managing Director, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health Pacific

·        Anish Patel, Area General Manager, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Australia


“It is an honour to be nominated and continue to contribute to the growth and prosperity of a thriving industry,” said Dr Chami.


The recently elected and appointed Directors will join the existing Board Directors:

·        Jonathan Biddle, VP Asia/Pacific Prestige Consumer Healthcare and General Manager, Care Pharmaceuticals

·        Andrew Jenkin (Deputy Chair), Managing Director, iNova Pharmaceuticals

·        Alan Oppenheim, Managing Director, Ego Pharmaceuticals

·        Stephen Walker, General Manager ANZ Consumer Healthcare, Sanofi-Aventis



About Vitex Pharmaceuticals

Vitex Pharmaceuticals is a leading contract manufacturer of Australian-made vitamins, supplements and wellness products. From its 26,000sqm best-in-class facility in Sydney, Australia, Vitex is fully equipped to formulate, manufacture and package a wide variety of vitamins, minerals, herbal and nutritional supplements including tablets, soft gel capsules, two-piece hard gel capsules and powders.

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