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Experienced and customer focused team

Our leadership team have a combined total of over 80 years in the healthcare sector covering OTC medicines, food supplements and medical devices.

We are proud to have become part of the IVC family which has enabled us invest significantly in our people and infrastructure to ensure our continued growth.

Learn more about us below and contact us for more information.

Meet the Team

John Hackett
Managing Director

John has been working in the healthcare product sector since 1994, covering OTC medicines, food supplements and medical devices. He has extensive management experience across a number of disciplines including new product development, production, project management, sales, procurement and sourcing. John has been with IVC Brunel since 2008 and has overall management responsibility for the company.

Rob Haytack
Commercial Director

Sales and Procurement

Rob has been working within the healthcare industry in various commercially focused roles since 2002. Rob has supported a variety Europe’s leading retail chains and global consumer brands with the launch, development and delivery of their VMS and OTC ranges. Rob oversees our Sales, Business Development and Procurement functions.

Mat Woodings
Operations Director

Mat has over 25 year’s operational experience and oversees all operational task across IVC Brunel sites. Mat’s responsibilities include overseeing Manufacturing, Packaging, Warehouse, Engineering, Product Development, HR and Health & Safety.

Richard Fielding
OTC Director

Richard brings over 20 years’ experience within the OTC sector to IVC Brunel. Responsible for our portfolio of OTC licenses and their supply chain, Richard brings a highly driven approach to expanding our portfolio and the ongoing development our global supply chain.


Caroline Brackenbury
Head of Sales & Marketing

Caroline has worked at IVC Brunel Healthcare since 2012, working within a number of commercial roles and across a wide variety of retailers and brands. With previous experience in the food industry, Caroline has wide experience of supporting retailers on NPD, category management and development of their VMS and OTC ranges.


Tom Hatton
Head of Business Development

New and Existing Business 

Tom has been with IVC Brunel Healthcare since 2008, working within a variety of commercial roles across major retailers and brand owners both domestically and internationally. During this time Tom has assisted leading retail chains and brands with the development of both existing and new ranges. Tom is the leading head our Business Development function.

Mark Hinton
Head of Quality

EU Qualified Person Quality Control and Quality Assurance

Mark has been working in the areas of Analytical Chemistry, Quality Control, Quality Assurance and Product Development at sites involved in the manufacture of Food Supplements and Oral Solid Dose Pharmaceutical Products since 2000. As Head of Quality Mark oversees all areas of Quality Control and Quality Assurance at IVC Brunel.



During his 25+ year Procurement career, Matt has held strategic sourcing and Procurement leadership positions across a variety of industries including Skin Care, Cleaning & Hygiene, Aerospace, Manufacturing and Distribution.

With experience in sourcing both Direct materials and Indirect services, Matt is responsible for IVC Brunel Healthcare’s supplier relationships to ensure the optimisation of cost, quality and service, whilst mitigating supply risk.

Rebecca Taylor
Technical Department Manager

Technical Support and Product Development

Rebecca has worked at IVC Brunel Healthcare since 1998. After initially spending 16 years in the Quality Department, Rebecca moved into our Technical Team where she puts her in depth knowledge to good use by managing customer’s technical needs. Rebecca acts as a primary technical contact for our customers.

Rebecca Duggins
Business Development & Innovation Manager

New and Existing Business 

Rebecca has been with IVC Brunel Healthcare since 2014. During this time, Rebecca has worked with a variety of leading retailers and brands with the development of both existing and new ranges. Rebecca manages a number of our retail and export accounts alongside her key role in UK and international business development.

Support at every step of the process

IVC Brunel Healthcare’s market-leading range of services extends to artwork and packaging, alongside research & development. Our Midlands operation has a dedicated product introduction team to its name. This team consists of art workers, proofreaders, project managers and packaging technologists who work together to bring your formulation to market – all under one roof.

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