Home > Communication > Christine Holgate Takes Top Job At Australia Post Rival

Christine Holgate Takes Top Job At Australia Post Rival

Mere days after her non-compete clause comes to an end, former Australia Post boss Christine Holgate has taken the chief executive job at rival delivery company Toll Global Express.

“It was a big decision but you know, it’s not a hard decision,” she explained to Channel Nine.

“It’s doing something I absolutely love, which is growing a business.

“It’s a big national infrastructure business, so it’s all about e-commerce and trade and they are things I’m passionate about.”

This is an interesting move for Holgate, and acts as a warning shot to the embattled Australia Post, who have faced increased competition from the 7-Eleven-linked ParcelMate, plus Amazon’s inhouse delivery system.

Still, Holgate isn’t talking competition, yet.

“I’ve got nothing to hide. I just wish the best for everyone. I want us all to heal now and to all move forward.

“Hopefully [Australia Post] will give me a bit more of their business and help us make us a bit stronger,” she said.

Last month, Toll Group announced it had entered into an agreement for the sale of Global Express to Australian private equity fund manager Allegro Funds.

You may also like
Customer Outrage At Internet Outage
Senate Probe Finds Holgate Was Denied Justice And PM Should Apologise
Aus Post Teams Up With BigCommerce For Shipping
Christine Holgate Issues An Ultimatum To The Government
Australia Post Ex-Boss Ahmed Fahour Also Gave Out Expensive Watches, Audit Finds