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John Bentley

Aquilant - Managing Director

John Bentley

Aquilant - Managing Director

John joined what is now Aquilant Endoscopy in October 2011 as General Manager for the business. After 12 months he then took on the wider remit of Managing Director of the Aquilant Medical business until taking full responsibility for the Aquilant Division in October 2013.


John has worked in the medical device industry for 25 years and prior to working with UDG Healthcare, John was Managing Director UK & Ireland for Molnlycke Health Care. Before joining Molnlycke, he spent 10 years with Smith and Nephew. John’s early career focused on Sales, Marketing and Training before moving to more commercial and leadership roles within the industry.

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PJ Owens FCA

Aquilant - Finance Director

PJ Owens FCA

Aquilant - Finance Director

PJ joined Aquilant in 2014 as Finance Director, and has also recently taken on responsibility for IT & Procurement. Prior to joining Aquilant, PJ held the position of Finance Director of United Drug Republic of Ireland, a subsidiary of UDG Healthcare which was acquired by McKesson in 2016.


Prior to joining UDG Healthcare in 2006, he worked for 5 years in Australia in the insurance industry with Suncorp PLC, and KPMG in Dublin. PJ is a qualified chartered accountant.

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John Bumby

Aquilant Medical - General Manager

John Bumby

Aquilant Medical - General Manager

John joined Aquilant in 2010 to head up the Interventional Cardiology business in the UK. Since then, he has progressed within the organisation and was appointed as General Manager responsible for a number of our businesses in the UK and Republic of Ireland in 2013.


Prior to joining Aquilant, John had spent almost 20 years in the medical industry holding a number of positions including sales, marketing and management, first in the IVD (In Vitro Diagnostic) market before moving to the medical device sector where his main focus was Cardiac Rhythm Management with Sorin where John was Sales Director.

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Seán Conlon

Head of HR

Seán Conlon

Head of HR

Seán has been with Aquilant since 2013. Prior to his appointment as Head of HR in October 2016, he held the role of HR Business Partner for Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Seán has been with UDG Healthcare since 2006 where he has held several HR roles in its United Drug division.


Prior to joining UDG Healthcare Seán held roles in State Street and the Office of Public Works. Seán is a chartered member of the CIPD.

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Phil Anderson

Aquilant UK - Head of Operations

Phil Anderson

Aquilant UK - Head of Operations

As head of Aquilant’s UK Operations, Phil heads up the operations team at our facility in Basingstoke.


Having joined Aquilant in 2004, Phil has held various positions in Aquilant more recently heading up our UK operations which includes, Customer Services, Supply Chain & Tenders teams in the UK.  Phil also has the additional responsibility for key areas around e-commerce for Aquilant.


Phil has over 20 years’ experience in the med tech industry holding several management roles within the supply chain area.

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Bruce Hart

Aquilant - Head of Quality, Compliance and Marketing

Bruce Hart

Aquilant - Head of Quality, Compliance and Marketing

Bruce joined Aquilant in 2010, where he is now responsible for Quality, Compliance and Marketing. His focus is ensuring delivery to regulatory needs, industry codes of practice, risk management and continuous improvement projects.  Bruce previously held roles as Head of Customer Services UK and later as Divisional Compliance Officer and Business Improvements.


Bruce has 24 years of leadership experience and prior to joining Aquilant, where he held roles with Gilbeys Distillers & Vintners (Diageo), and ABSA Bank and Standard Bank in the Financial Services industry (South Africa).


Bruce has a degree in Bachelor of Commerce Marketing and holds a Lean 6 Sigma qualification (Green belt).

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Wim Hattink

Aquilant Netherlands - Country Manager

Wim Hattink

Aquilant Netherlands - Country Manager

Wim joined Aquilant in 2010 as country manager for Netherlands, where he set up the Aquilant Netherland function.


Wim has over 15 years in sales management, having held roles with Cadsand Medica, Schneider, and Boston Scientific.


Prior to moving in to the medical devices industry, Wim worked for 10 years in the Radiology field, specialising in angiography.

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Roy Jamison

Aquilant Scientific - Managing Director

Roy Jamison

Aquilant Scientific - Managing Director

Roy is the Managing Director for the Aquilant Scientific business’s in Ireland. Roy originally worked for Vector Scientific in Northern Ireland, joining them in 1992 before being acquired by United Drug in 1995. This along with experience working with Coulter Electronics means he has well over 30 years’ experience in the laboratory supply industry.

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Wendy Rogan

Aquilant Distribution - Business Unit Director

Wendy Rogan

Aquilant Distribution - Business Unit Director

Wendy is currently Business Unit Director for Aquilant Distribution, with responsibility for operations in the Republic of Ireland. Wendy has worked with the division for the past 27 years, and has held several senior roles within the business as it has grown, including Head of Finance and Operations in the UK and Republic of Ireland. During that time she has had responsibility for the integration of many of our acquired businesses to date.