Anthony Jones, Group CEO

Anthony’s career of more than 20 years in the transport and logistics industry extends across road, rail and sea.

In his early career, Anthony joined Patrick in 1999 and quickly progressed through the operational ranks to management and senior executive positions at Patrick, Pacific National and Asciano.

In 2016, Anthony was appointed as Group CEO of LINX Cargo Care Group, following the separation from Patrick and Asciano.

In addition to his role as Group CEO, Anthony is Chairman of C3 Limited, Chairman of Albany Bulk Handling, and Board Member of Autocare Services, GeelongPort and LDCMI Pty Ltd.

Chris Simpson, Group CCO

Chris has held various leadership roles within LINX, Pacific National and Asciano working across the strategy, business development and commercial functions. Chris began his career in investment banking where he worked for over ten years for organisations such as Goldman Sachs and Dresdner Kleinwort providing advice to corporates predominantly in Australian and European markets. As Chief Commercial Officer, Chris is responsible for the Group’s strategic planning, commercial leadership, and delivering on growth opportunities.

Tom Herring, Group CFO

Tom has more than 15 years of financial, commercial, planning and audit experience across a range of industry sectors. Prior to his appointment as Group Chief Financial Officer, Tom held the role of CFO for the LINX business unit and previously held senior financial and commercial roles at Asciano and Patrick. Tom is a Chartered Accountant, ICAEW and holds a Masters of Business Administration.

Andrew Simpson, Group COO

Andrew’s background includes extensive senior leadership and operational management in the logistics and supply chain industry over 20 years at Toll Holdings Limited, McAleese Group and Asciano, where he held general management roles in both the Patrick and Pacific National Divisions. As Group Chief Operating Officer, Andrew is responsible for centralising our operational leadership to enable us to share best practice and capability across the organisation, while leading safety across the supply chain.

Peter Seaman, Executive GM Health, Safety & Environment

Peter commenced in the Bulk & Automotive Port Services business when it was part of Patrick in 2015, following 10 years of senior HSE roles in Boral. Peter also has a diversified background in operations and finance across heavy industry, particularly in Mining and Construction. As Executive GM Health, Safety & Environment, Peter’s portfolio includes Health, Safety, Environment and Workers’ Compensation.

Eliza Anning, Director Corporate Services

Eliza is the Director of Corporate Services for the LINX Cargo Care Group, leading a team of specialist senior leaders in the fields of Human Resources, Legal and Company Secretarial, Industrial Relations, Risk and Insurance, Property and Corporate Affairs. Eliza leverages the knowledge and skills within the team to ensure that a cohesive people and risk management strategy is delivered in line with the Group’s strategy as well as shareholder, management and employee expectations.

Eliza began her career working in private legal practice, providing legal advice in the areas of corporate advisory, general commercial and mergers and acquisitions. In 2012 she joined the Asciano legal team, and ultimately led the Patrick Legal team as Deputy General Counsel, prior to the sale of Asciano in 2016.  In 2014, whilst working closely with the Patrick business, Eliza won the International Law Offices Award for in-house counsel working in Mergers & Acquisitions in the Asia Pacific. 

Thomas Gianniodis, GM IT

Tom is an experienced senior IT leader with over 15 years' industry experience providing strategic, operational and transformational leadership within IT Operations. As LINX Cargo Care Group General Manager IT, Tom's focus is on delivering and managing sustainable and cost-effective IT operations enterprise wide.

Victor Tello, CEO Autocare Services

Victor is a high-level senior executive with a record of success in several industries obtained in head office as well as operational environments in Australia and overseas. His previous roles include Managing Director AutoNexus and Director Service Support at Inchcape, as well as senior roles with Komatsu Australia, including Chief Financial Officer.

Brett Winter, CEO GeelongPort

Brett commenced his maritime logistics career working for Toyota Australia in their export program, before moving into a number of supply chain management roles. Joining Patrick in 2007, Brett has held leadership roles in Business Development, Transport, Stevedoring and Port Facilities Management. As GeelongPort CEO, Brett is responsible for the management of key port assets, operational service delivery and driving the Port’s growth strategy.

Gavin Hudson, CEO Pedersen Group

Gavin has more than 14 years with Pedersen Group and more than 23 years in New Zealand’s forestry industry. Gavin’s deep experience in business growth, development, sales and acquisition, delivers an executive level of business acumen, strategic planning and leadership, that are great assets to the Pedersen Group and the wider LINX Cargo Care Group. Gavin has previously worked as an independent consultant to Fletcher Challenge and Norske Skog, and worked for Winstone Pulp and Red Stag.

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Winners – NYK Shipping Line’s Port of the Year Award

The LINX Port Services team has received high praise from our Japanese shipping customer, NYK Shipping Line, commending us on our efforts to minimise motor vehicle handling damage.  Our team’s achievements were celebrated at the annual customer meeting between LINX and NYK on 4 July 2019, where we were recognised for our strong operational performance over the previous year.  Pleasingly, all but one of our eight port sites didn’t record any incidents of cargo damage for the Japanese fiscal … Continued

Sustainable partnership for renewable energy growth in Victoria

Our LINX business is part of an exciting, sustainable supply chain at Lascelles Wharf, Geelong, where our people are stevedoring the arrival of wind turbines going to the Moorabool Windfarm (the Windfarm) in Victoria. For four months, we’ve safely managed the port side operations part of the $370M renewable energy project and are the critical … Continued