John P Mullen

Chairman at Telstra

Non-executive Director since July 2008, Chairman effective 27 April 2016 and last re-elected in 2017. Chairman of the Nomination Committee and previously Chairman of the Remuneration Committee (2009-2016).

John has extensive experience in international transportation and logistics, with more than two decades in senior positions with some of the world’s largest transport and infrastructure companies. He has lived or worked in 13 countries over this time.

John is currently Executive Chairman of the Toll Group and a director of Brookfield Infrastructure. From 2011 to 2017 John was Chief Executive Officer of Asciano, Australia’s largest ports and rail operator. Prior to this, John spent 15 years with DHL Express, a US$20b company employing over 140,000 people in 220 countries, serving as the global Chief Executive Officer from 2005 to 2009.

Prior to DHL, John spent ten years with the TNT Group, with four years from 1991 to 1994 as Chief Executive Officer of TNT Express Worldwide based in the Netherlands. Former directorships include Brambles Ltd and Macquarie Airports Corporation. John was also Chairman of the US National Foreign Trade Council in Washington from 2008 to 2010.



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  • Chairman

    April, 2016 - present

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