Perth-based Automotive Holdings Group has appointed former Qantas senior executive Stephen Cleary chief executive of the company’s logistics business.
In the newly created role, Mr Cleary will help grow AHG’s logistics divisions and build synergies between the company’s Rand Refrigerated Logistics, Harris Refrigerated Logistics, Scott’s Refrigerated Freightways, JAT Refrigerated Road Services, AMCAP, GTB, VSE, KTM and Husqvarna business units.
He will be based in Sydney, beginning in the new role from next week and will report directly to AHG managing director Bronte Howson.
“Mr Cleary possesses significant experience in logistics having worked for more than 13 years with Qantas’ freight division, including six years as group general manager,” AHG said in a statement.
“He was subsequently appointed CEO of Star Track Express, the joint venture between Qantas and Australia Post.
“Most recently he was the CEO of Kings Transport.”
AHG shares were 0.2 per cent lower to $4.22 each at 11:45am.