Executive General Manager, Retail, Brand & Marketing

Josh Bannister is Australia Post’s EGM Retail, Brand & Marketing. Josh joined Australia Post in July 2022 and was appointed to the role of EGM Retail, Brand & Marketing in January 2024. With an extended network of approximately 4,300 post offices and over 22,000 team members, Licensees and extended workforce, Josh is responsible for leading Australia Post’s strategy to drive future sustainable growth.

Prior to this, Josh held leadership roles at McDonald’s, holding deep expertise in field operations, commercial development and business growth. Josh is a true champion of the customer and has led significant growth programs that have resulted in increased customer base, profitability and market share.

With over 25 years of experience in operations, network strategy and commercial development and property, Josh plays a critical role to how Australia Post’s retail network continues to serve customers and the community. Josh has a track record in all areas of business operations, property and portfolio management, combining strategic nous with a commitment to high performance.

Josh holds membership as a Certified Practicing Accountant.