Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director
Sean Hall founded Medlab in August 2012. Sean has over 20 years experience in nutraceutical sales and development, as well as early drug discovery in Australia, Asia and the US. Sean has led and inspired his teams to author multiple patents, write peer reviewed articles and deliver lectures at scientific conferences. His passion is leading his researchers into novel areas and strong commercialisation opportunities.
Sean was a founder of FIT-BioCeuticals. Under his management and guidance BioCeuticals became the most innovative, research driven, practitioner brand in Australia. For his sale of FIT-BioCeuticals to Blackmores in 2012, Sean was nominated as a finalist in the inaugural Australian Exit CEO of the Year Award. Sean is a Board Member of the International Probiotics Association.
Chief Financial Officer, Company Secretary
Alan Dworkin is a chartered accountant with over 18 years experience in the tax, retail, resources and nutraceutical sectors. Alan was the CFO and Company Secretary of FIT-Bioceuticals for over six years. Alan has also had experience in ASX listed companies within the resources sector, most recently as Company Secretary of Uramet Minerals.
Alan is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, the Governance Institute in Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Director of Medical Research
Luis Vitetta is Director of Medical Research at Medlab and Adjunct Professor at the University of Sydney, Sydney Medical School. Luis has deep knowledge of the science behind effective probiotics and biologic medicines. His focus on clinical research and its relevance to commercialisation informs Medlab's product portfolio.
After many years of educating clinicians, pharmacists, undergraduate and postgraduate students, Luis is in a strong position to advance Medlab's clinical research activities and drug innovation projects to the clinical practitioner community.
Director of Science
David has 35 years experience in research, product development, manufacturing, and technical marketing support in the pharmaceutical and nutritional industry. He earned his PhD in organic chemistry at the University of California at Irvine and a JD from Western State University, College of Law. In addition, he holds a Certificate of Completion in FDA Law from the University of Southern California.
David is a major contributor to the American functional food and high-profile bottled juice market segments, and he continues to develop healthcare products specifically designed for the international marketplace. Through a number of private development associations, he consults and formulates nutritional products for Asia, Europe South America and Australia.
David was Cofounder of Micelle Laboratories, Inc., where he served for over 20 years as Executive Vice-President and as a Board Member. The firm provides pharmaceutical and nutritional product development and manufacturing in an FDA drug-licensed facility. As a formulator, he developed unique functional foods, nutritional supplements, skin care formulations, veterinary formulas, and OTC products for domestic and foreign companies. At Micelle, he pioneered the development of micellization, a specialised and patented delivery system to enhance the absorption of fat-soluble substances, widely utilised by organisations in the production of nutritional and skin care preparations.
David manages and is a shareholder of lnMed Technologies, Medlab's 60% owned US company.