Subway appoints CEO as expert for changes

Posted by AFN Staff Writers on 4th June 2018

Geoff Cockerill has become Chief Executive of Subway as Country Director for Australia and New Zealand on Monday 4 June 2018.

Ian Martin, Vice President of International at Subway said that Geoff’s successful track record in organisational change and culture, strong leadership, stakeholder engagement and delivery of agreed results across large diverse teams and environments will be integral to his success at Subway.

His background 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,” said Geoff.

In February 2018 Subway undertook an international rebranding campaign.

The Subway restaurant chain is the world’s largest Quick Service Restaurant Chain, with more than 44,000 locations in over 100 countries. Established in 1965, in Connecticut, Subway restaurants’ first Australian location opened in Perth in 1988.  There are over 1,300 Subway restaurants across Australia.