ASMI congratulates new NZSMI President

17 June 2016

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The Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI) congratulated Mitch Cuevas, the General Manager of API Consumer Brands in New Zealand, on his election as President of the New Zealand Self Medication Industry (NZSMI).

ASMI Chief Executive Officer, Deon Schoombie, welcomed Mr Cuevas, saying: "Mitch Cuevas has a distinguished record of achievement in the New Zealand consumer healthcare products industry and will make an immense contribution to the sector during his term as NZSMI President. He will provide strong leadership and drive innovation and investment in the industry.

"ASMI and NZSMI have a long history of collaboration. Over the years we have joined forces on several projects impacting the regulatory framework for OTC and complementary medicines and sustainable growth of the sector in Australia and New Zealand.

"The consumer healthcare products industry is growing strongly in Australia and New Zealand and there are many exciting opportunities on the horizon for ASMI and NZSMI. We welcome and look forward to working with Mr Cuevas to fully realise the potential of these opportunities," said Mr Schoombie.