Orion Health

Global Leaders

Research and Development Leaders

Ian McCrae

Director and Chief Executive Officer

Ian founded Orion Health in 1993 with a four person staff in Auckland. Before founding Orion Health, Ian was a senior telecommunications consultant for Clearfield Consulting, specialising in message standards and connectivity of data network systems and infrastructures. Prior to his work at Clearfield, Ian worked for Ernst & Young designing corporate networks. Ian has also worked as a product manager at lmagineering Micro Distributors in New Zealand and as a senior business analyst for the London Stock Exchange.

Ian holds a Masters in Engineering Sciences and a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) from the University of Auckland. Previously, Ian was employed as a scientist by the NZDSIR and wrote mathematical models of the human body. Ian completed his Masters with a thesis utilising a combination of maths and software programming to model Antarctic ice shelves.

David Bennett

Executive Vice President Product & Strategy

David is a product visionary who is extremely aligned to our markets, understands global trends in healthcare IT and is connected to our customer needs. As Executive Vice President Product and Strategy, Dave connects our sales requirements to our product development efforts, globally.

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David Leach

Vice President, Intelligent Integration

David is responsible for Orion Health's Intelligent Integration solution group. Having joined Orion Health in 2007, he has previously held leadership roles in Implementation Services and Sales, both in New Zealand and the United States.

David Hepburn

Senior Vice President, Smarter Hospitals

David joined Orion Health in 2012 from executive roles at Dell Inc and Perot Systems Corp and has since held roles leading Quality Management Programs, Product Management and Smarter Hospitals Operations. He is now responsible for our Smarter Hospitals solution group.

Jan Behrens

Executive Vice President, Engineering

Jan joined Orion Health in 2013. As Executive Vice President of Engineering, he is responsible for development methodology and delivery across all product development centres. Previously Jan has worked in leadership roles for House of Travel and PayGlobal, and he has a background in logistics and software R&D.

Sales and Service leaders

Wayne Oxenham

Executive Vice President, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Wayne joined Orion Health in 2003 and has since held roles in Implementation Services, Sales, Marketing and Research and Development. He is now responsible for the Europe, Middle East and Africa business.

Darren Jones

Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific

Darren joined Orion Health in February 2015, from Intersystems. He brings over 25 years of healthcare information technology experience across a breadth of roles.

Gary White

Executive Vice President, Global Services

Gary joined Orion Health in 2014 as Executive Vice President of Global Services following his previous role as Head of Healthcare and Life Sciences Information Software and Services for the APAC and MEA region at Computer Sciences Corporation. Gary has worked across the healthcare sector for 15 years.

Corporate leaders

Graeme Wilson

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Graeme joined Orion Health in 2014 following his successful management of a technology focused investment firm. He has been widely involved in the IT industry for the past 30 years and has experience with a number of health IT companies.

Annemarie Browne

Vice President, Marketing

Annemarie joined Orion Health in 2014 as Vice President of Marketing. She has over 20 years' sales and marketing experience in the media industry, most recently as GM Marketing at TVNZ and, prior to that, as GM New Zealand for SEEK.

Greg Balla

Executive Vice President, PEOPLE and Business Transformation

Greg leads a team that is responsible for supporting our global leaders to attract great people, engage and recognize these people for doing their best everyday. Greg's team also lead major change initiatives aimed at continually lifting the performance of the organization.

Luke Facer

Vice President, General Counsel

Luke has been with Orion Health since 2010. He has over 10 years of legal experience, including six years in private practice in Auckland and New York.