Statement on the appointment of ARTC CEO – Mr Peter Duncan (Chair ARTC)

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) Shareholding Ministers, the Hon Catherine King MP and Senator Katy Gallagher, have today announced the appointment of Mr Wayne Johnson as ARTC CEO and Managing Director.

The appointment of Mr Johnson follows a competitive national search for the role.

Mr Johnson has more than 15 years of leadership experience across Australia’s resources, freight and logistics industries, including mine, port and rail operations.

Mr Johnson has been serving as acting CEO since August, having previously led the organisations Hunter Valley business for nearly a decade, including most recently as Group Executive responsible for the commercial and operational performance of the network.

An unashamed champion of rail as a safe, efficient and environmentally responsible mode of transport, Mr Johnson’s leadership will drive forward ARTCs safety, reliability and resilience focus, in partnership with our customers and the broader supply chain.

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