Managing Director & CEO
Date of Appointment
1 July 2009
Julian joined Caltex from Incitec Pivot Limited, a leading global chemicals company, where he served as the Managing Director & CEO from June 2005 to May 2009. Prior to Incitec Pivot, Julian spent six years at Orica in a number of senior management positions, including Manager of Strategic Market Planning, General Manager – Australia/Asia Mining Services, and Senior Vice President – Marketing for Orica Mining Services.
Julian is a director of the Australian Institute of Petroleum Limited (appointed 1 July 2009).
Julian holds a Bachelor of Science (Chemical Engineering) from the Israel Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management.
Executive General Manager Transformation
Andrew was appointed to this position in 2017. He is an experienced senior executive in the energy and resources sector. Commencing his career as a professional electrical engineer, Andrew has held leadership roles in engineering, project management, maintenance, reliability, operations, business strategy, planning and general management.
This has spanned the minerals processing, resources and energy industries across Australia and in Canada where he was Downstream Country Chair and General Manager of the Burnaby oil refinery for Chevron Canada. Andrew also previously managed the Kurnell refinery.
Chief Information Officer
Viv was appointed to this position in December 2016 and is responsible for leading the technology transformation program at Caltex. He is a commercially-driven senior technology executive focused on customer-centric, innovative solutions which deliver operational efficiencies and engagement. His nearly 30 years of experience includes senior leadership positions in Australia, Asia and Europe, predominantly in the retail sector with the ASW Group, Tesco, KPMG and Dairy Farm International. Viv holds a Master of Business Administration from Manchester Business School and a Master of Project Management from The University of Technology, Sydney.
Chief Financial Officer
Simon was appointed to this position in 1999. He joined Ampol in 1996, after 10 years with Arthur Andersen. He is responsible for Finance, Accounting and Decision Support, Treasury, Taxation, Investor Relations, Information Technology and Procurement.
Simon holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Applied Finance. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Executive General Manager, People, Communications and Governance
Appointed as Executive General Manager Legal and Corporate Affairs in October 2016, Lyndall manages Caltex’s legal, secretariat, internal audit, compliance and corporate affairs teams.
As General Counsel, she is responsible for providing legal advice to Caltex’s Board, CEO and broader leadership team. She is also Company Secretary to the Board.
Prior to joining Caltex, Lyndall was Group General Counsel and Company Secretary for former logistics business Asciano and spent more than a decade with Clayton Utz advising on competition, commercial and corporate law issues in a broad range of industries.
Executive General Manager, Strategy and Corporate Development
Appointed as Executive General Manager - Strategy and Corporate Development in November 2017, Alan manages Caltex’s strategy, corporate development and M&A activities.
Prior to joining Caltex, Alan held a senior position in the Oil & Gas department of Glencore plc, and prior to that spent more than a decade in private equity and investment banking, working in Sydney, London and Singapore.
Alan holds a Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) degree from the University of Bath, and is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Executive General Manager Fuels & Infrastructure
Appointed as Caltex Australia’s Executive General Manager Fuels & Infrastructure in 2017, Louise Warner is responsible for ensuring competitive reliable fuel supply for our customers.
Louise joined Caltex in 1999 and her career has spanned a range of roles within the company, starting as a process engineer at the Kurnell refinery. Louise gained commercial and trading experience through her secondment to Chevron UK. Recently, she was responsible for successfully establishing Caltex Australia’s first overseas operations, Ampol Singapore, which includes the company’s global trading and shipping function.
Louise holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) from the University of New South Wales.
Executive General Manager, Convenience Retail
Joanne Taylor was appointed Executive General Manager of Caltex’s Convenience Retail business effective March 2019. An executive leader with over 20 years’ experience in the retail, QSR, hospitality and manufacturing sectors, Joanne’s brings significant experience in operations, franchising, supply chain, communications and HR.
Joanne joined the Caltex Executive Leadership team in 2016, responsible for Human Resources across the organisation. In this time, Joanne has been heavily involved in the transformation of Caltex’s retail network, including the specific challenge of accommodating the growth of the Convenience Retail workforce from 1000 store employees to over 5000 today.
Prior to joining Caltex, Joanne spent 11 years at McDonald's Australia in operations, franchise, people and supply chain roles.