1st Group (ASX:1ST) is a healthcare technology group building leading virtual care technology company, Visionflex, online pet service marketplace PetYeti, corporate and government solutions platform GoBookings.com, and health services marketplace MyHealth1st.com.au
We improve lives by connecting consumers to a variety of healthcare services and information anytime, anywhere, so they can get well sooner and stay well longer.
The company acquired GoBookings, Clinic Connect and DocAppointments in 2015, in 2016 launched a new brand, PetYeti, to support the pet services space and in 2017 rebranded and renamed its original 1stAvailable healthcare marketplace as MyHealth1st.
By mid 2021, the company has grown to over 11,500 installed sites on its platforms and has had over 14 million online appointments booked.
In 2022, 1st Group merged with leading clinical virtual care technology company, Visionflex Pty Ltd, which will create new opportunities for MyHealth1st, PetYeti, GoBookings and Visionflex customers.1st Group trusted digital platforms are where health providers and patients connect 1st.
who we work with
Customers we work with include Pharmacies, Private Practices (Doctors, Dentists, Optometrists, Allied Services, Specialists and Natural Therapists), Vets, Hospitals, Corporates and Government agencies (local, state and federal). We are the market leader in Pharmacy and Optometry — over 60% of all pharmacies and independent optometrists have chosen 1stGroup. We are now expanding rapidly in psychology, dental and specialist markets. What we do all “starts with the first online appointment”.
Chief Executive Officer
Joshua has over 15 years’ experience in financial services and healthcare working in executive leadership roles at American Express, Investec Bank and most recently as the Co-Founder and Chief Growth Officer of healthcare lender Credabl. With a strong background in sales & marketing strategy, product development and strategic partnerships, Joshua has an in-depth understanding of the Australian healthcare industry and the start-up landscape
Chief Financial Officer
Richard is an experienced commercial COO and CFO with over 20 years’ experience in the IT&T sector, with executive leadership roles in organisations in the US and other multinationals. He brings extensive experience in start-up and private equity-backed companies and is a current UK Qualified Chartered Accountant.
Board of directors
Chris has over 20 years’ experience as a Board Director across a wide range of business sectors and ranging from significant national corporates to start-ups. His healthcare industry experience includes service as a Director of CUA Health Insurance and as a Director of the WA Cancer Support Agency. He has held significant CEO roles including over 5 years at each of BankWest Retail Bank, CUA (now Great Southern Bank) and at FINSIA (Financial Services Institute of Australasia). He is currently a Non Executive Director of IMB Bank and Chair of the Board Risk Committee. He was a member of the ASX Corporate Governance Council for five years. He commenced his career in information technology moving through a range of technical roles into executive roles in product management and major projects delivery.
Brook is a leading Entrepreneur and Private Investor in Australia, as Executive Chairman of his own Private Equity House, Adcock Private Equity. Adcock Private Equity has very strong positions in listed and unlisted companies across sectors such as Fintech, Healthtech and Legaltech where Brook invests and follows on regularly into companies that add value to all market participants. Brook's investment mandate has a strong ethical tilt and he is a high conviction investor. Brook was the owner of Pandora Jewellery, building it to the brand we see today. He has been actively involved in many other successful businesses, both directly at the executive or board level, and through investment of his own capital.
John has over 25 years' experience in Financial Services, Private Equity, Tax and Accounting, Corporate Finance, Capital Markets, M&A and tech based companies. John is the Chairman if Wisr, a leading Fintech in Australia, Executive Chairman for Income Asset Management , Director of Thinxtra a non-listed IOT company, and advises Adcock Private Equity in a CEO capacity. John has previously held senior executive roles in WHK/Crowe Horwath, St George Bank, Colonial State Bank.
Geoff co-founded Spirit telecom (ASX: ST1) in 2005, and led the company through the listing process, completing his 15 year tenure as CEO in September 2019. Under Geoff’s leadership Spirit completed 8 acquisitions and received several awards, including Australia’s fastest ISP in 2015. With over 30 years’ in telecommunications he led Spirit as the industry transformed. Geoff has been a senior executive with several established organisations including Primus telecom, RACV, Telstra, Lend Lease.
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