Group Managing Director, Mainfreight
Don Braid, Group Managing Director of Mainfreight Limited, was educated at Timaru Boys’ High School and has over 30 years’ experience in freight forwarding and logistics both New Zealand and internationally.
He joined Daily Freightways in 1978, gaining a thorough grounding in all aspects of the business and eventually heading up that company. In 1994 Mainfreight purchased the business, and Don went on to hold various senior management roles at Mainfreight prior to his appointment as Managing Director in 2000.
Don has led the Mainfreight team through a significant period of change and expansion to become the successful global supply chain logistics provider it is today, with businesses operating in over 214 branches throughout New Zealand, Australia, Europe, Asia and the United States.
Do also serves as a member of the Board of the Starship foundation.
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