Dean Willemsen - Managing Director, DNW Group
Dean founded DNW Group in 2013 after recognising an opening in the Property and Care sectors for highly professional, progressive businesses in growing markets and has recently acquired Para Mobility into the portfolio.
Dean has a wealth of experience in founding and growing Prime Build, a highly successful construction business. Prime Build achieved impressive positions in the BRW Fast 100 for 3 years running and has won multiple key supplier of the year awards across their customer base. He also founded Clearstate which has recently been nominated for an Innovation Award from the Property Council of Australia, for Australia’s first Investor Crowd Funding of a residential land subdivision development in Sydney.
Dean is the youngest individual to be invited to participate in the CEO Institute. He lives and breathes a “nothing is a hassle” mantra, and is widely recognised as an inspirational leader. Dean has been nominated as the 2015 Ernst & Young entrepreneur of the year.
Founded in 1983, Para Mobility joined the DNW Group stable in 2016 and will leverage the experience and passion of DNW Group to innovate and create rewarding customer experiences and delivery innovation Assistive Technology solutions to the Health, Aged Care and Disability sectors.
Sally Farrow - General Manager, Para Mobility
Experienced leader in Health and Disability, with a strong passion for exceptional customer experiences, high quality products and services and a passion developing a strong, empowered teams to meet our customers needs.
Previous experience includes 15 years as a passionate Manager and Marketer in Bluechip corporates - Optus, AMP, BT, St George, NRMA, Banking, Financial services and Insurance.
Craig Slattery - Operations Manager, Para Mobility
35 year + career in the medical device market, reflecting practical technical skills matched with achieving management performance goals in areas of Product Development, Sales & marketing, Supply Chain and systems.
Cathie Buckley - Sales and Customer Experience Manager, Para Mobility
Cathie comes with extensive Business Development, Clinical and Operations experience across the Health, Aged Care and Disability sectors having held senior roles within Catholic Care, Life without Barriers, Anglicare, NPS Medicine Wise and a range of positions across Local Area health districts and councils across NSW.
Cathie started her career as a registered nurse and then completed a Doctorate in Psychological Medicine at the University of Sydney.
She has held senior Executive Management roles across a variety of human service sectors including public health, local and state government, out of home care, disability and aged care. Cathie has a particular interest in organisational culture change and customer centric service design and has assisted many not-for-profit organisations commercialise operations in deregulated markets.
Sarah Whiddon - Sales and Customer Service Consultant, Para Mobility
Sarah has 15 years experience in customer service, administration and account management across the property, education and warehousing and distribution sectors, and now health and disability. She is passionate about health, fitness and the great outdoors, and hopes one day to have set foot in every state in America – 3 down 47 to go!
David Donaldson - Fitter and Machinist Welder, Para Mobility
Over 30 years trade qualified experience working in the medical, cosmetics, FMCG, and disability sectors. Numerous post trade qualifications giving David a well-rounded exposure to all things of a mechanical nature from fabrication of parts thru to installation and maintenance.
Possesses experience in working both in a high-quality approach environments along with experience in a fast moving, results driven companies.
Arwin Seduco - Fabricator, Para Mobility
Kim Old - Finance Co-ordinator, Para Mobility
Andrew Carroll - Service Technician and Fabricator, Para Mobility
Andrew has completed an Industrial Design Degree and spent 24 years in the Jewellery Industry manufacturing and designing high end jewellery to customers specifications. Andrew has meticulous attention to detail and 10 years valued experience in 3D CAD and printing capabilities. Andrew has 15 years of Customer Service experience brings exciting new skills to the Para Mobility manufacturing team.