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About our Team

Chris Lawlor - Managing Director
With more than 30 years experience in animal health industries, particularly the areas of stockfeed and veterinary medicines, Chris has been the Owner and Managing Director of International Animal Health for the last 30 years and plays an active role in the day to day running of the business. Chris's focus is on business development and growth which includes product development, marketing and export. He keeps in regular contact with customers and the industry through events both local and international to ensure that International Animal Health continues to meet the needs of the market.
Kevin Healey - Research & Development Manager
Kevin has been working with IAH for more then 10 years and has had 35 years of experience working as a scientist in the animal health, food and pharmaceutical industries in Australia and overseas. Kevin is a chemist and microbiologist who is proud of his country NSW roots. His work has always had a strong focus on delivering outcomes and he applies this approach in his work on IAH's research and development projects and in providing technical product support for our sales team and our customers.
Jason Sutherland - National Sales Manager
Mobile: 0417 498 980
Jason has been with IAH since July 2006, having completed a Bachelor in Ag Science and Adv Dip in Business Management. Jason has built on this knowledge by gaining sales and management roles within the rural industry including the rural retail sector and the running and management of a beef cattle property. Jason has been exhibiting cattle at various Ag and Royal Shows across Australia for more then 15 years and runs his own small poll hereford cattle stud. With his knowledge, understanding and eye for beef cattle Jason has now started judging beef cattle at various shows across NSW.
Walter Vecchiet 
Mobile: 0418 443 076
Walter has led the Sales Team for over 23 years as National Sales Manager and can boast a further 25 years in Sales, Sales Management & Training. Walter's approach has always been to assist customers and colleagues alike to improve their business by working with them to improve the demand, availability and knowledge of International Animal Health Products throughout Australia. Walter has stepped aside from the responsibility of Sales Management role however is continuing to contribute to sales achievement in areas where his involvement and experience is desirable.
Angela McLiesh - Sales Executive - Queensland
Mobile: 0407 143 054
Angela comes to IAHP with 30 years’ experience in animal health and the thoroughbred industry. Angela has a strong background in racing, working as a foreperson for two top trainers in Sydney and the Gold Coast. She completed her business degree and worked in sales for leading animal health and nutrition companies in both NSW and QLD for 10 years.

Following a four year role in NZ, as Business Manager for a large trust involved in property development and horse breeding she returned to Australia working in Administration and Marketing for a Hunter Valley Stud, before coming to IAHP. Angela brings a wealth of equine knowledge, predominantly in racing and breeding industries combined with experience in marketing and promotions.
Megan Lane-Smith - Sales Executive - Northern NSW 
Mobile: 0419 407 390 
Megan, a qualified registered veterinary nurse, has worked in veterinary industry for over 12 years, starting in clinics in Sydney where she gained experience working with large, small and exotic animals. She then moved to the UK where she expanded her skills, in London based vet clinics. On her return to Australia, she ventured into the veterinary pharmaceutical side, using her experience and expertise to manage and support key business account holders, aiding businesses to grow and providing advice on best use and application of various products, especially within the horse and larger animal area. 
Prior to coming into the veterinary industry, Megan worked within the polo industry and with various horse trainers. On the personal side, Megan has owned horses from an early age, riding and competing being her passion. She has also started breeding her own stock horses. Being a true animal lover, she has a massive soft spot for her dogs.
Jenny Houlihan – Business Development
Mobile: 0448 209 039
Jenny joined IAH after spending 15 years working within the stockfeed and pet food industries in roles from Sales to Industry Manager. After a break from corporate life, Jenny joined IAH in the role of Business Development which covers new and existing business in the Intensive Livestock industries including: Poultry, Pig, Feedlot and Vet Only areas along with control and QA of supply chain for raw materials, involvement in R & D programs and Sales and Marketing support to IAH Representatives.
Kerrin Beatson - Sales Executive - New Zealand
Mobile: 0275 232 182
Kerrin has joined IAHP as a Sales Executive for the New Zealand arm of the company. He resides with his family in the Manawatu and enjoys a healthy interest in all forms of sport. Kerrin has spent the past 19 years working within the animal health industry from accounts and brand management through to the technical training of staff and key clients. His family has always been associated with equestrian pursuits and he has been an avid Polo Crosse rider, representing New Zealand in the sport.
Chris Hillman - Sales Executive - Southern NSW 
Mobile: 0437 945 303 
Chris has joined IAH with a strong background in equine. After having grown up around horses, he eventually made his passion his profession. Chris worked and became foreman for two very astute and well reknowned harness racing trainers.
His knowledge of the equine animal and products used in the industry has served him well. With contacts across many industries including equine, vet and beef, his career change should be well served.
Shannon Lawlor - Sales Executive - Sydney Basin NSW 
Mobile: 0408 435 718 
Shannon joined the family business in 2016. He completed a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture at Sydney University and specialised in extensive and intensive animal production. Shannon has a passion for cattle and racehorses and from an early age Shannon has reared calves and raised foals on his family’s farm. Shannon breeds stud Simmental cattle and has travelled North America sourcing genetics for Australia. In his spare time he likes to go the races or go for a fish.





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