Guy Russo

Non-Executive Chairman

Guy Russo is an accomplished business leader with a strong commercial and customer-focused background working in Australia and internationally. In addition to being Chairman of SomnoMed, he is Chairman of Guzman y Gomez Mexican Kitchen (GYG), Australia’s fastest-growing restaurant business. He is a Non-Executive Director of Scentre Group (ASX: SCG), which owns and operates Westfield Living Centres in Australia and New Zealand and Chairman of OneSky, an international charity for children living in poverty in Asia.

Previously, Guy has served as CEO, Wesfarmers Department Store Division (Kmart & Target); Managing Director, Kmart Australia & NZ; President, McDonald’s Greater China; CEO McDonald’s Australia Ltd and Chairman of Ronald McDonald House Children’s Charities.

Guy is perhaps most well known in Australia for is his leadership in turning Kmart into the largest and most profitable retail department store in the country. He has been a member of YPO since 2006, served as a member of the Business Council of Australia, and won industry awards for leadership in diversity in employment.

Karen Borg

Co-Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Karen has held senior roles in FTSE 100-250 medical device, technology, consumer products and government services organisations.

Karen was most recently the Chief Executive Officer for Catholic Healthcare Ltd and, prior to this, was the CEO of Healthdirect and the inaugural CEO of Jobs for NSW. She was also the former President (Asia Pacific & Middle East) of ResMed (ASX: RMD) and held several senior roles with Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices in Australia and the United States. Karen began her career in the fast-moving consumer goods sector and worked for Goodman Fielder, Nestle and Revlon in global business development and marketing.

Karen is on the Board of Optiscan Ltd (ASX: OIL) and was previously on the Board of The North Foundation and Interim Chair of the Australian Vaccine Research Alliance.

Karen has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney and was a NSW finalist for Telstra Business Woman of the Year 2017.

Amrita Blickstead

Co-Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Amrita is an experienced Non-executive Director and has extensive strategic, sales & marketing, and product development expertise.  She has experience in retail, ecommerce, medical devices and has been an advocate for diversity & inclusion.  Amrita is the former Chief Operating and Marketing Officer at eBay Australia & New Zealand and over her 10-years tenure led many different areas of the business across Strategy, Operations, Marketing, Sales, Loyalty, Advertising, Pricing, Consumer Selling, Cross Border Trade, Shipping and Small & Medium Business.  Prior to eBay, Amrita established her career as a Management Consultant at Port Jackson Partners, and a Biomedical Engineer at Ventracor and Cochlear.  Amrita is currently a Non-executive Director at two ASX listed businesses Audinate Group Limited and SomnoMed as well as a non-profit Vision Beyond Aus.

Amrita holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Mechanical (Biomedical) Engineering from the University of Sydney.  Amrita won the Australian Financial Review BOSS Awards for Young Executive of the Year in 2019.

Hamish Corlett​

Non-Executive Director

Hamish Corlett is a founder and director of TDM Growth Partners, a leading private investment firm specializing in long term investments in high growth companies globally. TDM made its first investment in SomnoMed in April 2010 and has been a substantial shareholder since October 2012.

Prior to TDM, Hamish worked as an investment manager at Caledonia Investments, a global fund manager. Hamish also worked in London in an operating rold for an ecommerce start up and in Sydney at Caliburn Partnership (now Greenhill) in corporate advisory. 

Hamish is also a Non-Executive Director at QBiotics Group Limited, an Australian life sciences company.

Hamish holds a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours Class 1 (Accounting and Finance) from the University of Sydney and a Graduate Diploma of Counseling from the Australian College of Applied Psychologists.

Michael Gordon

Non-Executive Director

Michael is a Director of K Sleep Holdings Pty Limited (“Koala”), a direct to consumer household goods retailer. Michael was previously the CFO of Different Technologies, a property technology company, and before that Michael was CFO of Rokt, a high-growth marketing technology company with more than US$300m in revenue. Prior to Rokt, Michael was the Group CFO and MD of Group Services for Greenlit Brands Pty Limited. Greenlit Brands grew from a turnover of A$250m (Freedom) to a A$2.4 billion vertically integrated retailer based in Australia and New Zealand and included the brands Freedom, Snooze, Fantastic, Plush, OMF, Best & Less and Harris Scarfe.

Prior to Greenlit Brands, Michael spent ten years with PricewaterhouseCoopers in South Africa, the United Kingdom, and Australia, specializing in the Retail industry with experience in Audit, Taxation M&A and IPO’s.

Michael is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Accounting (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa).

Terence Flitcroft

Company Secretary

Terence Flitcroft was a Director of SomnoMed from 1995 until May 2003. He is a Chartered Accountant with broad commercial and financial experience and has acted as a Director and Company Secretary for a number of private and public companies.

Terence provides company secretarial and accounting services to the Company on a contract basis. He is a Director of Winchester Associates Pty Ltd, a licensed investment advisor.

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