Subway appoints Geoff Cockerill as Australia & New Zealand country director

He brings extensive experience from international companies to the new role.

Subway has announced that Geoff Cockerill will be their Country Director for Australia and New Zealand starting on June 4.

Cockerill brings extensive experience to his new role from a number of international companies such as Diageo and Kirin, and some global brands including Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff and Corona.

His background also includes a range of CEO, Executive General Manager and Managing Director roles for high-profile sporting, not-for-profit and listed retail and consumer brand organisations, including franchising.

“I’ve admired the success of the Subway® brand for many years, and couldn’t be more excited to join the team. I’m looking forward to helping continue achieve the speed to market needed to drive the business forward,” Cockerill said.

Subway Vice President of International Ian Martin notes Cockerill's track record in organisational change and culture, strong leadership, stakeholder engagement and delivery of agreed results.

“I’m delighted that an experienced leader like Geoff is going to be leading one of our most important global markets,” Martin said.

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