Ahmed Fahour is Managing Director and Group CEO of Australia Post.
Within three months of arriving at Australia Post he launched the Future Ready program - a major business renewal program that involves seizing the opportunities of the digital economy. He has extensive experience as a successful leader and dynamic reformer at corporations in Australia and overseas.
Ahmed commenced his professional career at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in 1987, where he consulted on a range of major commercial projects including mergers, acquisitions, corporate vision and strategy. He became a director of BCG in 1997.
In 2000, Ahmed was recruited by Citigroup and moved to New York, where he worked as Head of Corporate Development and, later, as CEO of Citigroup Alternative Investments - as well as serving on the company's Global Management Committee. He was subsequently appointed as Citigroup's CEO for Australia and New Zealand.
In 2004, he joined the National Australia Bank (NAB) as an Executive Director and Australian CEO. Under his leadership, there was a major turnaround in the bank's performance and its wealth management subsidiary (MLC).
He was appointed Managing Director and CEO of Australia Post in early 2010. Within three months of arriving at Australia Post he launched the Future Ready program - a major business renewal program that involves seizing the opportunities of the digital economy.
Ahmed is currently a Director of Pro-Pac Packaging Ltd, Methodist Ladies College (Melbourne) and the Carlton Football Club. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law at La Trobe University. He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from La Trobe University and an MBA from the University of Melbourne.