Meet our Executive Leadership Team

David Walsh BCA, CA
Chief Executive Officer, New Zealand Post Group

David Walsh became Chief Executive in May 2017.

He joined the Group in February 2015 as Chief Financial Officer having previously held the position of General Manager Corporate and Finance at KiwiRail after his role as Chief Financial Officer was widened.

David has experience in a wide range of industries experiencing change, with complex infrastructure, consumer products and services and leading large change projects.

His professional background also includes Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer at New Zealand Racing Board, and senior finance roles at Fonterra and TransAlta.


Bryan Dobson
Chief Marketing Officer

Bryan joined New Zealand Post in February 2017 and brings a wealth of experience in strategic marketing roles in the energy and financial services industries.

Immediately prior to joining New Zealand Post Bryan worked for MercuryNZ where he held senior sales and marketing, digital transformation and general management roles. Bryan has a first class honours degree in marketing.


Janet Selwood, BA, MBA
Chief Transformation Officer

Janet joined the New Zealand Post Group in May 2013 as Strategic Advisor to the Chief Executive, having previously held a variety of roles in Telecom. She was appointed to her current role in December 2017.

Janet has worked in private, SOE and government sectors, predominantly in the areas of Strategic Planning, Business Performance Management, Business/Investment Analysis, Finance and Leadership.


Malcolm Shaw, LLB (Hons)
Chief People & Governance Officer

Since joining New Zealand Post in 2000, Malcolm has held the role of General Counsel, and has provided leadership across a range of corporate areas developing extensive experience in general management and leadership.

Prior to joining NZ Post, he had a broad background both as in-house counsel in Contact Energy and the New Zealand Dairy Board, and as a corporate and commercial lawyer in firms in New Zealand and overseas.

Malcolm continues to be a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.


Mark Stewart
Chief Operating Officer, Customer Service Delivery

Mark Stewart joined New Zealand Post in 2008 and has held leadership roles across the business since - in the store network, mail operations, leading the integration of our parcel (courier) and mail operations, and now COO.

Prior to New Zealand Post, Mark worked in a number of management consulting roles, most notably with PA Consulting in London, United Kingdom, where he worked in private and public organisations across multiple industries to develop and implement customer and operational strategies to improve business performance.


Michael Boersen
Chief Financial Officer

Michael Boersen joined New Zealand Post in May 2018, having previously held senior leadership roles at organisations as diverse as Auckland District Health Board, TR Group Ltd and Southern Cross Healthcare Group.

Michael has also held positions as Finance Director, and subsequently Chief Executive at Radius Health Group Limited, and most recently as Chief Financial Officer and then as Chief Executive at Yellow Pages Ltd, where he oversaw the separation of the print and digital businesses as Yellow accelerated its strategy of digital growth.


Sohail Choudhry, BA, BE, ME, Phd.
Chief International Business Officer and Chief Data and Technology Officer

Sohail has been with NZ Post since 2007 and during that time has been instrumental in helping transform the business through the introduction of digital communication solutions and developing the business lines of supply chain and eCommerce to take advantage of the growing B2C market. Sohail is responsible for NZ Post’s critical International multi-lateral and bi-lateral partnerships and multi-channel solutions.

Previously, Sohail was CEO of a cutting-edge technology company based in New Zealand and successfully expanded the business into the US, Europe and Asian markets. His prior roles included work in the electricity and water sectors, IT&T, and setting up new ventures in the technology space. Sohail has brought a strong customer and commercial view to the enterprises in which he has worked, particularly building domestic and international strategic customer relationships and industry networks.