GPC appoints Craig Doyle as the company's new CEO
THE Gladstone Ports Corporation has appointed Craig Doyle as its new chief executive officer, with a start date of September 16.
Mr Doyle is the executive general manager for Wilmar, which is Australia's largest sugar milling and renewable energy from biomass cogeneration company.
He is responsible for a revenue of $1.3 billion per annum and 2300 employees, and is also the global technical head of sugar for Wilmar's international owner.
GPC chairman Mark Brodie said Mr Doyle had extensive experience in manufacturing and logistics based businesses, including shipping and large freight management.
"He has a proven track record and reputation for achieving high levels of performance and results, and I am certain that Craig's wealth of experience, leadership style and energy will be of enormous benefit to GPC as we enter a new period of exponential growth."
Mr Brodie took the opportunity to again acknowledge and thank outgoing chief executive officer Leo Zussino for his dedicated service to GPC, in his capacity as chief executive officer and former chairman of the GPC board.
"Leo has generously agreed to avail himself for a period of time to facilitate a smooth transition and handover for Craig as the new CEO, in accordance with business needs," he said.