We are happy to announce that Andrew McDonald has commenced as Managing Director for R82 Australia!

Andrew was born in the UK and moved to Canada with his family at a young age, where he grew up and received a Business Management Certificate in Nuclear Medicine Technology. He later moved to Australia in 1990.

Andrew has a long experience within sales and distribution of MedTech equipment, including owning and growing a company, where he continued for some 10 years as part of the executive management under the new ownership. Andrew will report to Jan Ellegaard, CEO of R82. His knowledge will be a major contribution to the future success of R82 AU.

The Etac Group

For more than 40 years, Etac has developed products and services that create possibilities for users and caregivers. Our products are aimed for people with physical disabilities and their caretakers. We provide a well-designed product range for short and long term care whether this be in the home, hospital or other healthcare setting.

Etac’s track record in functional, innovative and comfortable products includes a number of international design awards that have repeatedly set new standards in the market.

The Etac Group has six product brands;
EtacImmediaMoliftStarConvaid and R82.

Headquartered in Stockholm, the Etac Group has sales companies in Australia, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States with supply units in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and the United States.



Through the years R82 has developed into a strong international brand within children’s rehabilitation. R82’s wide range of products with countless customizing options enables a child to participate in all daily activities.

R82 has been a part of the Etac Group since 2011.