CEO Today - Healthcare Awards 2022 A hands-on leader with over 28 years’ experience in the Medical and Healthcare industry. Darren’s experience with several multinationals in medical devices and pharmaceuticals has led to exceptional results. As a Director of Marketing and Operations, Darren was responsible for creating and implementing corporate strategic business plans, new product identification and contract negotiations with suppliers and Government Agencies, as well as unique, tailored business expansion models that have successfully driven continued sales and profit growth across varied market segments. During this time, Darren was responsible for regional sales of over A$300M. Whilst at Baxter Healthcare, Darren became intimately involved in the blood banking sector. He was responsible for creating and developing the Biotech (BioScience and Fenwal) Business Unit in Australia/ New Zealand for Baxter and managed the implementation of numerous new products that provided significant business growth during a 6 year period. In 2005, Darren started Aurora BioScience with his Co-Directors. CEO Today Hea l thcare Award s 2022 - AUSTRALIA - - 84 -

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