Jon Adams appointed to head Toll New Zealand

1 MinutesBy NZ Trucking magazineJanuary 24, 2019

Toll Group has announced the appointment of experienced logistics executive Jon Adams to lead Toll New Zealand as executive general manager.

Adams will have responsibility for leading Toll New Zealand‘s operations across freight forwarding, courier and specialised transport services.

Global Express president, Bruce Wilson, said Adams was a significant appointment for Toll.

“Jon brings extensive and deep logistics expertise from a range of global organisations and a strong commitment to customer service. I am incredibly pleased to have Jon join us. His track record in delivering logistics outcomes for customers in New Zealand, Europe, Asia and the Americas, makes him ideally qualified to lead New Zealand‘s growth,” Wilson said.

Adams said he was excited to be joining the Toll team at a particularly exciting period as Toll delivers on a fast-paced global transformation programme.

“Toll‘s broad logistics services, strong focus on customers and willingness to invest in future capabilities makes it an exciting company to join and make a difference.”

Prior to joining Toll, Adams held executive roles in logistics for organisations including The Warehouse Group in New Zealand; Tesco‘s in the UK, Hungary and South Korea; and Loblaw‘s in Canada.

Adams holds a Master of Science in Supply Chain Management from Cranfield University‘s School of Management in England. He is based in Auckland and starts with Toll next week.