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I Patrick S Grier AM MAICD
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Appointed 01/07/08
Mr Pat Grier has been employed as an executive in the private health care industry for more than 25 years. In June 2008, he retired
as Chief Executive Officer of Ramsay Health Care Limited after joining the Company in 1988 and serving at the helm since 1994.
During this time, he oversaw the successful float of Ramsay Health Care Limited on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1997 and
growth in annual revenues from approximately $200 million to more than $3 billion (2008 financial year). He oversaw a series of
successful transforming acquisitions which saw Ramsay Health Care Limited grow to become one of Australia’s most respected and
largest private hospital operators.
Prior to joining Ramsay, he was a Hospital CEO with Hospital Corporation Australia.
He has served as both President and Chairman of the Australian Private Hospitals Association for over 10 years and sits on a number
of industry committees. He has been one of the main architects of the balanced health care system in Australia and for his
contribution to the health care sector was awarded the Order of Australia. Mr Grier served as an Executive Director on the Ramsay
Health Care Board for 12 years and since 1 July 2008 he has been a non-executive Director.
Mr Grier was a member of the Skin Cancer Network Advisory Board. He was previously Chairman of the Opal Health Care.
In addition to Ramsay Health Care Limited, during the last three years Mr Grier has also served as a director of the following listed
• Estia Health Limited (Appointed November 2014)
• Prime Media Group Limited (Retired November 2014)
Rod H McGeoch AO LLB MAICD
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Appointed 03/07/97
Mr Rod McGeoch is a past Chairman of Corrs Chambers Westgarth, a leading Australian law firm and has been a solicitor for 40
years. He was Chief Executive of Sydney's successful bid for the 2000 Olympic Games and served on the Sydney Organising
Committee for the Olympic Games until November 1998. Mr McGeoch is also a past Chairman of SKYCITY Entertainment Group
Currently Mr McGeoch is Chairman of Vantage Private Equity Growth Limited, Chairman of Chubb Insurance Australia Limited, BGP
Holdings Plc Malta and is also Deputy Chairman of the Sydney Cricket & Sports Ground Trust. Mr McGeoch also holds a number of
honorary positions. In 1990 he was awarded Membership of the Order of Australia for services to Law and the Community and in
2013, also awarded an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to the Community through contributions to a range
of organisations and to sport, particularly through leadership in securing the Sydney Olympic Games. He is also a director of
Destination NSW. In January 2013, Mr McGeoch was appointed Honorary Consul General of Luxembourg in Australia.
In addition to Ramsay Health Care Limited, during the last three years Mr McGeoch has also served as a director of the following
• SKYCITY Entertainment Group Limited (Appointed September 2002) (Resigned October 2014)
Christopher P Rex
FORMER MANAGING DIRECTOR & CEO – Appointed 01/07/08 & retired 02/07/2017
Mr Chris Rex retired from his position as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ramsay Health Care on 2 July 2017 having
assumed this role on 1 July 2008 after 13 years as Chief Operating Officer of the Company.
Mr Rex played a key role in developing the Company's excellent record in hospital management and his ability to run hospitals
efficiently and effectively is widely acknowledged. He was instrumental in setting Ramsay's growth strategy, a strategy which has
seen the Company's revenues expand to over $7 billion and included the transformational acquisition of Affinity Healthcare in 2005
and Ramsay's subsequent growth overseas in Europe, the UK and Asia. In addition to its market leading position in Australia, Ramsay
is now the largest operator of private hospitals in France, and is ranked in the top five hospital operators in the world by revenue and
Prior to joining Ramsay Health Care in 1995, Mr Rex worked as a manager in the public health service in the United Kingdom and
subsequently moved into the private sector where he worked for BUPA, the UK's largest Health Insurer. In 1988, he moved to
Australia, as General Manager of Macquarie Hospital Services.
Mr Rex is the former President of the Australian Private Hospitals Association (APHA) the peak body representing private hospitals in
Australia. He is a former Board member of the Schizophrenia Research Foundation and was a Director of Football Federation
Australia and Sydney FC.
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