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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.
Ian Saunders - General Manager
Ian has 25 years of experience in the Animal Health Industry in diverse roles such as Sales Manager, Commercial Manager, Marketing Manager, National Accounts Manager & General Manager. Ian’s initial training was in education, where he took up positions as Teacher (Science/ Agriculture), Head Teacher & Senior Examiner for the HSC. While in his spare time, tutoring for the TAFE & developing a Masters Program for Agriculture Teachers.
Ian is passionate about the animal health industry & has held positions with the VMDA Board, Agsafe as well as the APVMA’s Manufacturing & Licencing Committee. Ian’s goal for the industry is to deliver quality outcomes for animals, farmers, equine specialists, pet owners & veterinarians by ensuring the APVMA & industry work together in registering key products. Ian’s other passions are cycling, all sports, particularly baseball, soccer & rugby, as well as delivering for my community through membership of the Kurrajong RFS.
Kevin Healey - Research & Development Manager
Kevin has been working with IAH for more than 15 years and has had 40 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.
Walter Vecchiet  - Interim National Sales Manager
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.
Megan Lane-Smith - Sales Executive
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 232 181
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.
Shane McLeod - Sales Executive - VIC & TAS
Mobile: 0437 945 303
Shane joined IAH after 30 plus years with sales and management roles in the Rural Sector & Multi-National Animal Health Supplier Companies. In addition, he has worked extensively within the Veterinary Wholesaler market and in the latter years supporting also the Vet Only Segment supplying an array of S4 products in his sales roles throughout the Australian and International business promoting products with-in these markets. 
The opportunity to support an Australian manufactured product portfolio and promote a unique product range with IAH products provides an opportunity to utilise Shanes knowledge and skills.
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.
Allison Domney - Sales Executive - SA, WA & NT
Mobile: 0407 960 758
Allison Domney has been working in Animal Healthcare industry for over 12 years. She a specialist in anesthetisa, parasites, bios and wound care for companion animals as well as equine. She has a strong background in breeding top level dressage horses also and competes at the top of her game for over 20 years. She coaches many dressage riders over the past 15 years, Allison brings a very good understanding of the equine industry from sales, to day to day management. Allison also has a marketing and advertising back ground. She is based in WA and has joined our IAHP team of sales professionals in March 2019. Her territory covers a large area being WA, SA and NT.
Natalie Rienstra - Sales Executive - QLD
Mobile: 0407 143 054
Natalie lives on the Sunshine Coast hinterland and she loves driving (luckily), chatting, asking questions, horses, poultry, dogs, cattle and tennis to name a few of her many interests. She has extensive knowledge of equine event organizing; playing tennis in a team (never singles, can only blame herself); re-educating off the track Thoroughbreds (OTTs). Ask her a question and if she doesn’t know the answer, she will get back to you with at least one answer. Natalie has been working in the rural AGRI-business industry since 2008. She is a passionate advocate for Australian Made & Australian Owned products being supported within stores and by consumers.
Brooke Allan - Sales Executive - NSW
Mobile: 0419 407 390
Brooke is an animal scientist who has been working in the animal health industry for over 10 years. Brooke has a double degree in animal science with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Equine Science) and a Bachelor of Science (Animal Production). In 2007 Brooke moved into Parasitology and spent 8 years working in the diagnostic laboratory at Novartis Animal Health where she Developed & maintained one of the most unique collection libraries of parasite colonies and cultures in Australia.

In 2015, Brooke stepped into sales and built strong relationships with vets, feed stores, studs and end users around southern NSW. Brooke has spent more than 30 years competing in a variety of horse sports from Pony Club to elite level dressage and eventing. Brooke has a small farm on the south coast of NSW where she breeds Connemara ponies a couple of crazy goats. In her spare time, she rides, trains, teaches and competes at whatever is on offer.