Meet our Senior 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.

Geri Ellis, MBA

Chief Data and Technology Officer

Geri joined New Zealand Post in September 2017 and as an early digital pioneer brings a wealth of experience in Digital, Technology, Marketing and Strategy. She held senior general management positions in the UK, USA and New Zealand working across a number of converging industries from IT, Publishing, Media, Banking to Telecommunications.

Immediately prior to joining New Zealand Post, Geri worked for Vodafone for over 6 years where she held both Global and NZ-based senior management and digital transformation roles.

Janet Selwood, BA, MBA

General Manager Channels

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)

Group Manager, Governance & Sustainability

Malcolm Shaw joined the New Zealand Post Group in 2000, and in his role as Group Manager, Governance & Sustainability, is also Group General Counsel and Company Secretary.

He has an extensive legal background, as Legal Counsel for Contact Energy, Assistant General Counsel for the New Zealand Dairy Board and as a lawyer for a number of firms both here and overseas.

Malcolm is a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand and is a member of the Institute of Directors.

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

Sohail Choudhry joined the company in November 2007 and has worked in various customer facing leadership roles, with extensive experience in the areas of eCommerce logistics, global business and multi-channel communications.

Sohail has worked in the electricity and water sectors, IT&T, and new ventures in the technology space.