Qantas Announces Chairman Succession Plan

Qantas Chairman Leigh Clifford will step down from the national carrier in October 2018, after 11 years in the role. Current board member, Richard Goyder, will assume the role of Qantas Chairman following the AGM on October 26.

Mr. Clifford became Chairman of Qantas in November 2007, and led the Board through one of the most transformative periods in the airline’s 98 year history and to record levels of profitability, employee engagement and customer satisfaction.

Mr. Goyder joined the Qantas Board in November 2017 after serving as CEO of Wesfarmers Limited for 12 years. His other roles include Chairman of Woodside Petroleum Limited and the Australian Football League.