The PACK & SEND Team

 

Barry Smorgon

 

Barry Smorgon
Chairman of the Board

Barry Smorgon was a Director and Executive of Smorgon Consolidated Industries, one of the largest private companies in Australia for over 20 years. From 1996 to 2015, Barry was the Executive Chairman of the Jalco Group of Companies – a leading Australian contract manufacturing operation making a large range of products from personal care and industrial products to cosmetics and plastic packing, with customers such as Unilever, Alberto Culver, Avon and Colgate.

Barry is also a Director of several private entities including being Chairman of Toll-Jalco Logistics. He has been Chairman of the Board of Governors of Maccabi Australia (one of the largest sporting organizations in Australia) and advocacy group, AIJAC NSW, and spends a lot of his time working with not for profit organisations.

In June 2010, Barry received the Medal of the Order of Australia in the Queen's Birthday Honours for his service to the community and to business. 

 

John Tisdale

 

John Tisdale
Director

John Tisdale is the Managing Director of Tismor Holdings which is a therapeutic goods accredited contract manufacturer employing approximately 130 people.

John was previously Managing Director and equity partner of Jalco Group Pty Ltd from 1987 to 2015. The Jalco Group is one of Australia's largest and most diverse contract filling and manufacturing businesses.

Brian Roberts

 

Brian Roberts
Director

Brian Roberts’ career includes 24 years from 1983 with DHL Express in roles encompassing Managing Director and Regional Director in Australasia, Asia and Europe.

From 2007 to 2014, Brian was CEO for the New Zealand Post Group subsidiary Converga - a mail and record management outsourcing company employing approximately 1300 staff with offices in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the United States.

The New Zealand Post Group appointed Brian as CEO for its Australian courier company Couriers Please in 2014 - a franchise courier business with approximately 600 franchisee couriers nationwide. Brian retired from Couriers Please in 2016.

Brian is also a Director of Tasman Cargo Airlines, a subsidiary of DHL.

Michael Paul, Founder & CEO of PACK SEND International

 

Michael Paul
CEO/Founder/Director

Michael Paul is the founder of PACK & SEND Systems Pty Ltd and has been a Director and CEO of the company since its incorporation in February 1993. Under Michael's guidance and leadership the company has developed a national service centre network throughout Australia which was recognised in 2007 as the 'Australian Franchisor of the Year' by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Franchise Council of Australia. In 2008, the company expanded its franchise retail Service Centre network to the United Kingdom and New Zealand.

Michael has led the company to evolve and change in a rapidly growing market so that the brand lives up to its business mission of providing 'compete solutions for sending anything, anywhere'. Today, the company offers services through multiple sales channels that include a vast network of convenient Retail Service Centres, Logistics Fulfilment Centres, Call Centre, Online Courier Booking systems and Online Retail Integrations.

In 2009, Michael was elected to the National Board of Directors of the Franchise Council of Australia - the peak body that represents the $144 billion franchise sector in Australia. In 2012 Michael was appointed as the Chairman of the Board of the Franchise Council of Australia and remained in that role until December 2014. Michael was reappointed as Chairman of the Franchise Council of Australia from September 2015 to March 2016. He currently remains a Director of the Franchise Council of Australia.

Corporate Office Management Team

Rod Urbina

Rod Urbina
Chief Financial Officer

Nicholas Woodward

Nicholas Woodward
Chief Operating Officer

Adel Refaat

 

Adel Refaat
Software Team Leader

Clare Ashford

 

Clare Ashford
Management Accountant

Ed Burbage

 

Ed Burbage
Learning & Development Coordinator

 

 

Eric Celik

Eric Celik
Head of Network Development

 

James McMath

James McMath
Corporate Stores Area Manager

Jonathan Azzopardi Paul

 

Jonathan Azzopardi-Paul
Innovations Project Specialist

 

Julhash Rahman

 

Julhash Rahman
Senior Developer

Lan Villanueva

 

Lan Villanueva
IT Support Engineer

Michelle Clarke

 

Michelle Clarke
Customer Service Manager eCommerce

 

Mike Smart

Mike Smart
Field Support Team Leader

 

Neven Magdy

 

Neven Magdy
Senior Developer

Nick K

 

Nick Kokarevski
Field Support Manager

 

Nicky Rudd

 

Nicky Rudd
Customer Service Specialist

Rajendra Sooriyakumar

Rajendra Sooriyakumar
Senior Developer

Richard King

 

Richard King
Head of Products & Supply

 

Stephen Krauklis

 

Stephen Krauklis
Technical Services Manager

Taharna Kayem

 

Taharna Kayem
Admin Support Officer

Tim Robinson

 

Tim Robinson
Digital Communications Manager

Zac Pupunceski

 

Zac Pupunceski
Field Support Manager

 

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