Our Board

Kerry King – Chairman, Chemcare Group Ltd

Kerry King holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy from Sydney University, where he graduated in 1964.  He began his career working as a Pharmacist in Sydney and regional New South Wales and has since worked in Madang, Lae and Bougainville.  In 1973, Kerry assumed the role of Chairman of Morobe Pharmacies, now called Chemcare Group Ltd. As Chairman, Kerry travels to Lae throughout the year.

Kerry is recognized as an influential businessman throughout the local community, and someone who has invested much time and money into the country's growth. Due to the positive impact the Company has had on Lae and its residents,

and his wealth of knowledge in the healthcare profession, Kerry has been invited on to many Boards and Associations over the years, including: Lae Rotary Club, Lae Advisory Board to the Salvation Army, Lae Chamber of Commerce, and the Institute of National Affairs.

Like both of his sons, Kerry is an avid fisherman and has made many a voyage on PNG waters during his visits to Lae. Kerry’s wife Christine moved to Lae with her family as a teenager and also has a vested interest in the growth and prosperity of the country. During their time here, they both enjoy spending time with their two sons and two grandsons.

Daniel King - Chief Executive Officer, Chemcare Group Ltd

Group General Manager, Daniel KingDaniel King graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Sydney in June 1999. This led him to become an Australian Stock Exchange Automated Trading System Operator with Credit Suisse Private from January 2001. After two years working on the Stock Exchange in Sydney, Daniel decided to make a u-turn in his career to pursue one of his great passions in life; through further studies at the University of Tasmania, he attained a Graduate Diploma and later a Masters of Applied Science both in Aquaculture.

Daniel returned to Lae in 2005, when he joined Chemcare Group. He took up the role of Group General Manager in 2009.

Daniel is a very experienced and keen game fisherman and heavely supports the Lae Game Fishing Club. He is the current (IGFA) International Game Fishing Assocaition representative is a LGFC committee member. 


Phil Parton – Chief Financial Officer, Chemcare Group Ltd

Phil initially came to PNG in 1988 working for Goodman Fielder as the Mills Accountant for Associated Mills Ltd based in Port Moresby,  after 11 years working with Goodman Fielder (PNG) as Financial Controller he left PNG in 1999 to take a year off to complete my accounting studies full time in Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia. Phil received his Accounting Degree from the University of Charles Sturt Uni in 2000 and then obtained my CPA Australia membership in 2002.

Phil returned to PNG in Nov 2002 working with Andersons Foodland Ltd based in Lae as the Financial Accountant, Andersons Foodland business was then purchased by Chemcare Group Ltd in Sept 2007 where I then took on the role as Financial Accountant for Chemcare Group, after the retirement of Ron Hall in Dec 2010 I was made the CFO for Chemcare Group Ltd.

In July 2022 I also became a Director of Chemcare Group Ltd and Musgrave Investments Ltd.

Phil is a keen golfer and avid sports fan. He has served on many committees and boards over thew years, and is currently the President of the Huon Club in Lae.

Angus King - General Manager, Chemcare Pharmacies

Angus graduated from the University of Technology in Sydney with a Bachelor of Business majoring in Marketing and also has a Diploma of Commerce. His studies led him to a role in marketing in the middle east, where he worked in Dubai for a large real estate developer for three years.

During his time in Dubai, Angus met his now wife and the pair moved to Lae in 2012, Angus joining the Group in the capacity of Market Research Analyst.

A love of fishing and the ocean runs in the family, with Angus enjoying most weekends on or in the water. One of his great passions in life is Rugby Union. He hung up his boots after the best part of 15 years on the field and after five years as President of SCRUM (Supporters Club of Rugby Union in Morobe) he is still a dedicated committee member. Angus is has been a committee member of the Huon Club since 2018.