Toll Group today announced the appointment of Geoff Wilson to its Board of Directors, effective 1 October 2017. Mr Wilson brings with him a breadth of executive leadership experience spanning more than 35 years in numerous positions with KPMG in Australia, Hong Kong and the USA. 

Toll Group’s Executive Chairman, John Mullen welcomed Mr Wilson’s appointment to the Board.  “We are delighted to welcome Geoff to the Toll Board. His deep knowledge and experience across multiple markets, including Japan, and his leadership of large, dynamic workforces will be invaluable to Toll's transformation, governance and future growth agenda,” said Mr Mullen.

“We welcome the skills and knowledge Geoff will bring to our board, and we look forward to his contribution to the future of our business.”

Mr Wilson will assume the role of Chairman of the Audit Committee with the commencement of his directorship. Mr Wilson becomes the last of eight directors to have been appointed to Toll following the rebuilding of the board this year.

With Mr Wilson’s appointment, the Toll Board now comprises eight Directors: Chairman John Mullen, Managing Director Michael Byrne, Geoff Wilson, Kunio Yokoyama, Tomohiro Yonezawa, Taneki Ono, Noboru Ichikura and Norio Wakasa.

Geoff Wilson biography

Mr Wilson has a breadth of executive leadership experience spanning more than 35 years in numerous positions with KPMG, having lived and worked in Australia, Hong Kong and the USA.

He was most recently based in Hong Kong as the Chief Operating Officer Asia Pacific for KPMG where he was a key member of the global KPMG leadership team. In Hong Kong, Mr Wilson also held the role of Asia Pacific Head of Markets and he was previously Chief Executive Officer at KPMG Australia.

In addition to direct audit experience, Mr Wilson has deep experience of mergers and acquisitions as well as client advisory services. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA), a Fellow of CPA Australia, and a Member of the US CPA (National and the State of California).