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David Mortimer AO

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David Mortimer AO is recognised and respected as one of Australia’s best Chair and professional Company Directors with exemplary governance experience. After a solid career in the banking and finance industry in Australia and the United States, David joined TNT Limited in 1973 becoming Chief Financial Officer to then become the company Director in 1985.


In September 1992, David was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the TNT Limited worldwide group, a leading Australian transport company with revenues of $7 billion at the time. Following the merger of TNT Limited with the Dutch based KPN group in December 1996, he remained as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Asian Pacific Region until he resigned in September 1997.


David was Deputy Chair of Ansett Australia Holdings Limited from 1992 to 1996 and Chair of GD Express Worldwide from 1992 to 1996.