ASMI applauds committee stalwart, Ronda Jacobs

07 March 2011

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The Australian Self-Medication Industry (ASMI) today conveyed its thanks and gratitude to the former CEO of Catalent, Ms Ronda Jacobs, who stepped down from the role at the end of February.

Ms Jacobs has been a longstanding member of the ASMI Committee of Management, and a driving force in the advancement of the over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceutical industry.
The President of ASMI, Lindsay Forrest said: "Ronda has been an extremely valued member of our management team and has always demonstrated wisdom and insight on a wide range of issues that have come before us.

"I would like to extend my sincere appreciation to Ronda for the energy and commitment that she has devoted to the industry. Her contribution will be missed, and on behalf of my colleagues, I wish her all the best for the future," Mr Forrest said.
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About ASMI: The Australian Self-Medication Industry (ASMI) is the peak industry body for the Australian self care industry representing consumer healthcare products including over-the-counter medicines and complementary medicines. ASMI's mission is to promote better health through responsible self-care. This means ensuring that safe and effective self-care products are readily available to all Australians at a reasonable cost. ASMI works to encourage responsible use by consumers and an increasing role for cost-effective self-medication products as part of the broad national health strategy. www.asmi.com.au

Media contact: Bob Bowden, Foresight Communications (02) 9241 2811, 0412 753 298