David Quilty, Chief Executive, Pharmacy Guild of Australia (2012- )

“A visionary who has delivered real, bankable outcomes for community pharmacy. He leaves a lasting legacy in many areas, including dispensary remuneration, professional programs, e-health, and pharmacy standards and education”.

Grant Kardachi, President, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (2011-2015)

“Kos’s passion and commitment for the profession are legendary and he will long be remembered as the driver of many innovations and strategies which are now part and parcel of the community pharmacy scene. He has led the way for pharmacy in the healthcare sector in progressing the uptake of IT to support pharmacy practice. I have great respect for the work Kos has done for the profession and for community pharmacy in particular, and the ongoing viability of community pharmacy will owe a lot to his drive and unrelenting desire to get the best for pharmacists and for the community.”

Terry White, Chairman, Terry White Group Investments Ltd

“There are few who understand our industry to the depth that Kos does, and even fewer still who have been quite so proactive over the years.”