Linfox Logistics Australia & NZ
Chief Executive Officer
Annette Carey is CEO of Linfox Logistics Australia and NZ, Australia’s largest privately-owned logistics company with 23,000 employees and revenues in excess of $1.5 billion per annum. In her 14 years with the company, Annette has played a significant role in business development, helping guide growth and future positioning.
Since her appointment in 2014, Annette has overseen the company’s best ever financial results. Annette’s ability to pull together the right team to deliver these results after a period of instability within the company demonstrates her sound business acumen.
Annette joined Linfox in 2001, providing legal advice on a broad range of commercial and operational matters, IT and financing issues and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to her appointment to CEO, Annette was Linfox’s General Counsel, leading the legal team in negotiating customer and supplier contracts.
Before joining Linfox, Annette established a sound reputation in private legal practice and in the corporate and financial sectors at King & Wood Mallesons, Allens and Lend Lease Corporation.
Annette is committed to supporting gender diversity in business and is a trusted mentor of female staff in a traditionally male-dominated industry. She is well-known within the company for putting in significant personal effort and creating development and promotion opportunities for employees.
Annette is a role model for women who strive for leadership positions whilst managing the demands of family life, having maintained a focused yet flexible career path as she brought up her young daughters.