Board of Directors
Managing Director / CEO
Paul’s primary responsibility, in conjunction with the Board, is to determine the strategic direction of Zoono Group.
This includes identifying global sales opportunities, increasing revenues, meeting profit targets, identifying new customers and distributors, negotiating distributor and customer contracts, plus new product and brand development.
Jon’s primary responsibilities are working with the CEO in the achievement of the strategic direction of the company and in identifying new opportunities – both in product terms and new territories and customers. Jon is leading the development of a market specific, Strategic Marketing Plan for Zoono brands globally.
Jon will also coordinate the Board activities in relation to governance, appointment of Board Sub Committees, and managing the relationship with regulators.
The director of several listed and unlisted companies, Don Clarke has advised leading corporate clients on broad corporation’s law issues focused on equity capital markets, private equity, mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructures.
As a Partner of the Melbourne Corporate Group, from 1988-2015, Don was part of the significant growth of the firm’s corporate practice in Melbourne. He is able to draw on his first-hand experience as a corporate lawyer and a director, of directors’ duties and responsibilities and best practice corporate governance, when advising on the legal and practical issues faced at head office and board level.
Don has acted in more than 50 ASX listings, private equity expansion capital funding programs, IPOs, privatisations of Government business units, and led many share and asset acquisitions and trade sales, both in Australia and offshore.
Don was a corporate partner of MinterEllison for over 25 years. He has extensive commercial law and business experience from over 30 years advising ASX listed and large private companies across a broad range of industries on corporate law, governance and investment issues. Don is currently a consultant to MinterEllison, a director and the Deputy Chairman of Webjet Limited (one of Australia’s leading on-line travel companies) and a director of several other unlisted public and private companies. He was formerly a director of ASX listed companies, Opthea Limited, Phosphagenics Limited and PolyNovo Limited.
Elissa was appointed as a director on 9 October 2015. She is an experienced Chartered Secretary with over 15 years’ experience in advising management and boards on investor relations, governance, compliance and other corporate issues.
She is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries Australia and Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance.