AFT Pharmaceuticals celebrates 20 years of success

Twenty years ago this week, husband and wife Dr Hartley Atkinson and Marree Atkinson, started AFT Pharmaceuticals (AFT) in a room off their home garage.

Last year the NZX and ASX listed company earned revenue of NZ$70M and has a market capitalisation of around NZ$250M.

Reflecting on 20 years in business, Hartley Atkinson says that his company’s success shows that kiwi companies can become global players in their respective industry while being headquartered in New Zealand.

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