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Anthony Lowther

Anthony (Tony) has led businesses for major Multinational Healthcare & MedTech Corporations in Europe including Johnson & Johnson & Zimmer, and in South and Sub Saharan Africa where he delivered turnaround strategies for both Stryker Corporation and Alcon Laboratories.

Tony also led Ascendis Medical, a listed South African entity within the Healthcare and Wellness space, to the position of the #1 Medical Devices Company in South Africa, in terms of revenue and margin.

He can demonstrate a consistent track record of growth, change management, innovation, employee engagement, tactical execution & planning.

He has significant cross-functional team management experience and P&L responsibility and management >$180m.

Tony has held several Board appointments with both British and South African Professional bodies – including:

• NJR Steering Committee  

• Industry advisor to both NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence) and MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency) 

• Member of the ABHI Council 

• Former Board member for SAMED (South African Medical Devices Association) and Founder / Chair of OSIS (Orthopaedic Special Interests Section). 

Tony has recently been appointed Chair of Trustees for ‘The Spirit Foundation’ - a charitable body dedicated to opening and improving care pathways for patients in remote and impoverished geographies.


A British National – Tony has lived and worked in South Africa for over a decade, and has deep knowledge of both Private and Public Sector systems, Funders and Hospital Groups across the African continent.

Anthony Lowther
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