CHAPPER healthcare – a leading global specialist pharmaceutical wholesaler, distributor and services provider

Meet the team


At CHAPPER healthcare our professionalism derives from our talented and multi-lingual staff. We believe our people, along with our systems and processes, are key to our continuing success.

  • Experienced management team with 100 plus years’ experience of major pharmaceutical companies, pharmaceutical import/export and services to pharma
  • A sales team, structured around the territories they look after, with deep local knowledge coming from experience working overseas
  • Dedicated UK customer services and procurement teams, based in Watford, with additional support in the North West of England and Germany
  • On site registered pharmacy & pharmacists (over 10% of workforce)
  • In house QA / regulatory team
  • Dedicated warehouse and logistics team

We pride ourselves on having some of the most knowledgeable and professional employees in the industry and our team of experts is always on hand to offer support to our customers and distribution partners.

Our executive team

Philip Chapper
Philip ChapperChairman
Philip Chapper, a pharmacist, set up the company over 45 years ago. Philip has considerable experience in the pharmaceutical industry gained from managing and owning retail pharmacies, and working with major pharmaceutical suppliers, wholesalers and Ministries of Health across the globe.
Jonathan Chapper
Jonathan ChapperChief Executive Officer
Jonathan Chapper is CEO of CHAPPER healthcare. He joined CHAPPER healthcare in 2013 from a successful career in law where he worked at leading city law firms, as well as in an investment bank. Jonathan brought with him a wealth of commercial and legal experience, which he now applies in leading CHAPPER healthcare.
Céline HathawayHead of Sales
Céline has a Master’s degree in Business Management from Grenoble School of Management, France, with a final year of her course spent at Martin-Luther Universität Halle in Germany. Céline joined CHC in January 2018 as our Head of Sales after 20 years of healthcare account management and business development experience.
Gareth Rees Head of Procurement
Gareth joined CHC in 2017 and has over eighteen years’ experience in direct procurement, supply chain management and logistics to UK and global markets, including twelve years in specialty pharma focused on the sourcing and supply of medicinal products for clinical trials, bioequivalence testing and unregistered supply/managed access.
Robert PriorHead of Finance
Robert joined CHC in 2018 and has responsibility for our finance function. Robert combines all the necessary financial accounting skills with an invaluable store of real-world experience from companies of differing sizes and differing periods in their lifecycles.
Emma Ross Head of Operations
Emma joined CHC in 2022 in the new position of Head of Operations, taking responsibility for Logistics, Warehousing, Quality Assurance, Customer Service & IT. Bringing her wealth of GMP & GDP knowledge and experience to ensure efficient and effective cross-company processes and building firm foundations for CHC’s future growth.

A word from our CEO

CHAPPER healthcare is a leading global wholesaler of pharmaceuticals, specialising in importing and exporting pharmaceuticals to markets across the globe.