Our Board

 

Kerry King – Chairman, Chemcare Group Ltd

Kerry King holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy from Sydney University, where he graduated in 1964.  He began his career working as a Pharmacist in Sydney and regional New South Wales and has since worked in Madang, Lae and Bougainville.  In 1973, Kerry assumed the role of Chairman of Morobe Pharmacies, now called Chemcare Group Ltd. As Chairman, Kerry travels to Lae throughout the year.

Kerry is recognized as an influential businessman throughout the local community, and someone who has invested much time and money into the country's growth. Due to the positive impact the Company has had on Lae and its residents,

and his wealth of knowledge in the healthcare profession, Kerry has been invited on to many Boards and Associations over the years, including: Lae Rotary Club, Lae Advisory Board to the Salvation Army, Lae Chamber of Commerce, and the Institute of National Affairs.

Like both of his sons, Kerry is an avid fisherman and has made many a voyage on PNG waters during his visits to Lae. Kerry’s wife Christine moved to Lae with her family as a teenager and also has a vested interest in the growth and prosperity of the country. During their time here, they both enjoy spending time with their two sons and two grandsons.

Kerry McDonough – Director, Chemcare Group Ltd

Group Managing Director, Kerry McDonoughKerry McDonough graduated in December 1968 from the University of Queensland, with a Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree. He registered as a Pharmacist in Queensland in December 1969 and started his career in Brisbane before taking a management role at a Pharmacy on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, where he remained until 1974.  In August of that year, Kerry moved with his wife and their two daughters to Madang, where he managed Madang Pharmacy.

It was in 1980 that Kerry became a shareholder and Director of Morobe Pharmacies Pty Ltd, now Chemcare Group Ltd. 

During his time spent in Lae, Kerry has been very active within the Community as a former Member of Bulae International School Board and a former Member of the Huon Club Board, including Past President and Life Membership. Kerry was Co-Instigator and Inaugural President and long time Board Member of SCRUM (Supporters Club of Rugby Union in Morobe) and Treasurer of PNGRFU (PNG Rugby Football Union) for 10 years. Kerry was an Inaugural Member of the Pharmacy Board of PNG, where he represented the Private Sector for 10 years. Through all of his achievements, Kerry has been awarded a PNG Silver Jubilee Medal.

Kerry enjoys spending down time with his friends at the Huon Club and has a keen interest in his grandchildren, rugby and horse racing.

Daniel King - General Manager, Chemcare Group Ltd

Group General Manager, Daniel KingDaniel King graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Sydney in June 1999. This led him to become an Australian Stock Exchange Automated Trading System Operator with Credit Suisse Private from January 2001. After two years working on the Stock Exchange in Sydney, Daniel decided to make a u-turn in his career to pursue one of his great passions in life; through further studies at the University of Tasmania, he attained a Graduate Diploma and later a Masters of Applied Science both in Aquaculture.

Daniel returned to Lae in 2005, when he joined Chemcare Group. He took up the role of Group General Manager in 2009.

Daniel is a very experienced and keen game fisherman and heavely supports the Lae Game Fishing Club.

Angus King - Operations Manager - Pharmaceuticals, Chemcare Group Ltd

Angus graduated from the University of Technology in Sydney with a Bachelor of Business majoring in Marketing and a Diploma of Commerce. His studies led him to a role in marketing in the middle east, where he worked in Dubai for a large real estate developer for three years.

During his time in Dubai, Angus met his now wife and the pair moved to Lae in 2012, Angus joining the Group in the capacity of Market Research Analyst.

A love of fishing and the ocean runs in the family, with Angus enjoying most weekends on or in the water. An avid squash player, Angus re- ignited the sport in Lae creating the Lae Squash Racquets Association, which now has more than 40 members. One of his great passions in life is Rugby Union. He hung up his boots after the best part of 15 years on the field and after five years as President of SCRUM (Supporters Club of Rugby Union in Morobe) he is still a dedicated committee member.