About us

A brief history of the Clinimed Group

Clinimed (Holdings) Limited was formed in 1991 following the acquisition and formation of a number of additional companies within the Group. It derived its name from the founding company, Clinimed Limited.

Clinimed (Holdings) Limited is the overall parent company and is proud to have been awarded Investors in People Gold accreditation.

The Group comprises eight operating companies all providing specialist products and services to the healthcare market.

1982

Clinimed Limited
Formed

1984

Securicare (Medical)
Limited

1993

Flexible Medical
Packaging Limited
acquired

1995

Careflex Limited & Laminar Medica
Limited
Acquired

1997

Welland Medical
Limited acquired

2002

Helapet Limited
acquired

2003

Laminar Medica
(CE) Limited, formed
in the Czech
Republic

2016

Laminar Medica Limited
and
Laminar Medica (CE)
Limited
sold

2018

Hydrokem Aerosols Limited acquired

Meet the Executive team

Sean L. Farbrother MA, BA (Hons), C Dir
Group Chief Executive

Since graduating from Nottingham Trent with a degree in Public Administration, Sean has completed Diplomas in Marketing, Company Direction and a Masters in International Marketing and is currently a Chartered Director.

Sean joined the Group in 1990 and during his time with the Group has worked in many of the businesses in various positions including Managing Director and Chairman roles for Clinimed, Flexible Medical Packaging, Helapet, Hydrokem Aerosols, Securicare (Medical), and Welland Medical.

In his role as Group Chief Executive, Sean reports to Nigel Piercey, Chairman of the Board of Clinimed (Holdings) Limited.

Sean is married to Jane, has two children and a dog and is a keen toxophilite having recently taken up the sport with his family.

Suzanne Bryden LLB, Dip LP
Group Director of Legal Services

Suzanne graduated Bachelor of Laws from the University of Aberdeen. A qualified solicitor, she held positions in a local authority and a major law firm in Aberdeen, specialising in residential and commercial property and commercial matters before moving to Buckinghamshire to take up a similar position in a local law firm.

Suzanne joined Clinimed Group in 1995, and advises all the group companies in legal matters. Her work has included several company acquisitions and substantial property matters, the acquisition of a site and setting up of a company in the Czech Republic, and the multi-jurisdictional sale of the Laminar companies in 2016. She is a director and past Chairman of Careflex Ltd and Helapet Ltd, and was a director of Laminar Medica (CE) s.r.o. Suzanne has a particular interest in information security and data protection.

When not working, Suzanne is a keen choral singer and enjoys the perennial challenge presented by her unruly garden. She enjoys going to the theatre as often as possible with husband James, fun times with her grown up daughter and son, reading good books and keeping up with the antics of Koko and Sid, her two cats.

Chris Turner B.Sc. (Econ), ACA
Group Director of Finance

Chris holds a degree in Economics and Finance from University College Cardiff and is a Chartered Accountant. Before joining the Clinimed group Chris held senior finance positions in several diversified multinational companies, gaining experience in international taxation and treasury operations, company acquisitions and disposals, and broad commercial experience within manufacturing companies.

Chris joined the group in July 2009 as its Group Director of Finance and during his time with Clinimed the group has grown its sales by more than 50%. Chris was the Chairman of Laminar Medica’s operations for four years until they were sold in 2016 and he then played an instrumental role in the purchase of Hydrokem, which joined the group in February 2018.

Chris is married to Helen and they enjoy gardening and walking their dog on the coast of Suffolk.

Sue Bull
Group Director of Human Resources

Sue joined Clinimed in 1999 as Group HR Manager responsible for leading the HR function across the Group’s businesses. With a wealth of experience in senior HR roles, Sue has significant strategic and operational experience. Focusing the HR needs of the businesses, Sue has a track record in developing and implementing HR strategy that includes employee engagement, leadership development and talent management.

Driving the people’s agenda throughout the Group, Sue has been a key facilitator in progressing all of the businesses to successful IiP (Investors in People) accreditations – three recognised at Silver and three at Gold. With one company achieving the prestigious Investors in People Employer of the Year Award in 2014. Working with the Executive Team, Sue has been involved with an acquisition and the setting up of a company in the Czech Republic.

Prior to joining Clinimed, Sue held a senior HR position with a large electronics defence company, where her experience included international HR responsibility for Asia and the USA, and was the HR lead on a number of mergers and acquisitions.

Sue holds a post-graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

On a personal note, outside work Sue enjoys theatre, walking and spending time in the New Forest.