Deborah Chai

General Manager

With over 20 years in sales and industry experience, Deb has developed an enviable reputation with clients and competitors alike and will bring to the team an extensive network of contacts from both vet channels Deb has managed veterinary clinics, pet stores, large national customer groups, and chains, vet and pet wholesalers as well as state-based teams in a leadership capacity. Deb is a high-achieving sales professional who has spent her entire career in the pet and animal industry and is able to draw on her background as a veterinary nurse, which gives her a unique perspective and the ability to understand the needs of our members.

Melanie Lithgow

Business Development Manager

Mel has over ten years of experience working in both human and veterinary pharmacies. She has a passion for inventory management and a talent for developing policies, procedures and innovative systems to streamline stock control and help practices reach their highest potential. Mel has previously worked in Animal Welfare in a shelter environment assisting with re-homing and rehabilitation.

Chris Wong

Membership Analysis

Chris has joined UVG after 10 years of providing support and advice within the Commercial Lending space for NAB & Bankwest. His most recent role was as a Financial Analyst for Murdoch University, which saw him provide support & advice to the Research & Innovation departments and the Management Accounting team. Chris prides himself on his strong communication and relationship management skills. He is based in Perth and is currently the proud owner of 5 cats.