New Zealand: New CFO for Oceania Healthcare

Brent Pattison has been appointed chief financial officer of Oceania Healthcare, New Zealand’s third largest residential aged care provider.

He replaces Matthew Ward, who guiding the company through its NZ$200 million (US$140.3 million) in May 2017. He leaves at the end of March.

A retirement and aged care sector specialist, Pattison has more than a decade of experience in investment banking; leading mergers and acquisitions, takeovers and capital market transactions including IPOs at Jarden and Forsyth Barr. Indeed he was lead adviser on the Oceania Healthcare IPO.

Pattison is a qualified chartered accountant CA and has held senior finance roles in NZ corporations across telecommunications and the financial services industry.