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Aramex Oceania CEO steps down after 13-year tenure

Aramex has made an announcement on its Oceania leadership as its CEO plans to step down at the end of September

Courier and logistics operator Aramex Oceania has announced its CEO in Peter Lipinski is set to step down after a 13-year stint with the company.

Lipinski will leave the business at the end of September after leading Aramex through a period of growth during his tenure.

This includes helping the company’s Australian operations rebrand from Fastway to Aramex.

The company says Lipinski has been instrumental in steering the company through unprecedented change as it navigates the pandemic and rise in e-commerce.

Aramex announced Andy Van Der Velde will succeed Lipinski as regional vice-president of Aramex’s Oceania region.

His responsibility includes managing Aramex Australia and New Zealand while continuing to build on the company’s growth and expansion in Oceania.

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Global logistics company Aramex purchased the Australian and New Zealand operations of Fastway Couriers in 2016, rebranding the network to reflect its position as a key division of Aramex global operations.

Aramex’s Australian network comprises of 28 regional franchises and more than 800 courier franchisees, while in New Zealand there are 18 and more than 280 respectively.

“After 13 fantastic years with Fastway then Aramex, I’m looking forward to exploring new opportunities,” Lipinski says.

“I’ve thoroughly enjoyed being a part of the dynamic freight and logistics sector and would like to thank the Australian team, including the regional franchisees who contribute immensely to Aramex’s success.”

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