CEO Vision Series Part 2 - Michael Byrne, Linfox

CEO Vision Series Part 2 - Michael Byrne, Linfox

NSW
Aug 22

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Speakers

Michael Byrne, CEO, Linfox
 

 Public event
 22/08/2012
 Shangri-La Hotel, 176 Cumberland Street, Sydney, NSW

 Leadership/Management
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

   

    

 
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EVENT OVERVIEW

The White Paper on Australia in the Asian Century is soon to be released.

CEDA recognises that now is the time to arm ourselves with what the White Paper team has been calling 'Asia-relevant capabilities'.

In the second session for the NSW CEO Vision series, CEDA welcomes Michael Byrne, CEO for Linfox Logistics who will respond to changing economic parameters and doing business in the Asian century.

Linfox's Asian operation began 21 years ago in Malaysia and over 70 per cent of Linfox Logistics' 18,500 employees are now located in Asia.

Join CEDA for a stimulating presentation on how businesses and the nation can develop Asia-relevant capabilities through thoughtful review of our immigration policy, addressing labour shortages, investing in education and investment in the resources sector.

MEET THE SPEAKER

Michael Byrne
Chief Executive Officer
Linfox Logistics

Michael Byrne has a distinguished logistics career. He was appointed CEO in May 2006 after seven years in leading roles within the company.

As CEO, Michael oversees Linfox operations in 10 countries across the Asia Pacific region. These operations provide work for more than 18,500 people (Full Time Equivalents) and utilise more than 3.2 million square metres of warehouse space and nearly 5,000 vehicles.

Before his appointment as CEO, Michael managed the burgeoning Fast Moving Consumer Goods and Retail sectors of Linfox and implemented Linfox's global management structure in emerging Asian markets.

Michael has a Masters of Science in Transportation and Infrastructure from the University of Denver. He completed management training at the Darden School of Management at the University of Virginia and the International Management Program at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Before joining Linfox, Michael was CEO of Westgate Logistics and was a General Manager at Mayne Logistics.


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