Lindsay Fox AC addressed a private boardroom event for 40 senior business executives where he discussed, “Sixty years in the fast lane: an iconic Australian life spanning business, philanthropy and sport.” This CEO Boardroom was proudly sponsored by Norton Rose Fulbright and Message Stick.
The son of a truck driver, Lindsay left school at the age of 16 and bought his first truck soon after. Today, Linfox is one of the largest Australian-based transport and warehousing groups with operations in 10 countries.
The Linfox Group employs more than 24,000 people, operates 3.5 million square metres of warehousing, a fleet of more than 6,000 vehicles and carries out distribution operations for leading companies across the Asia-Pacific region.
Lindsay has extensive involvement in Australian and international circles and, apart from his business interests, is well recognised and active in sport and charity work. Some of his diverse roles include: Patron of Asialink; Director of Premier Investments Ltd; Honorary Board Member for the Committee for Melbourne; and former Director of Coles Myer, Eastern Airlines USA and Continental Airlines USA.
Lindsay was appointed Officer of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day Honours of 1992 in recognition of service to the transport industry and to the community. In 2001 he was awarded the Centenary Medal. In the Australia Day Honours of 2008 he was advanced to Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) in recognition of his continued service to the transport and logistics industries, to business through the development and promotion of youth traineeships, and to the community through a range of philanthropic endeavours.
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