Ahmed Fahour joins as Adjunct Professor

Ahmed Fahour appointed as Adjunct Professor. Pictured, with Paul Mather, Leigh Drake and John DewerLa Trobe University has welcomed Australia Post CEO and La Trobe Alumnus, Ahmed Fahour, as an Adjunct Professor of La Trobe Business School.

At an event held in his honour, at La Trobe University's City Campus (360 Collins St), Ahmed Fahour has shared his unique insights in a talk titled "Digital Disruption: Challenges and Opportunities".

Ahmed Fahour is one of the most influential and dynamic business leaders in Australia today.  He brings a wealth of experience in banking and finance at NAB and Citigroup, and more recently as Managing Director & CEO of Australia Post, where he is transforming the business in response to unprecedented change in customer behaviour as Australians shift to using digital forms of communications and transactions.

"I will always be thankful for the education that I received, and the life-long friendships I made, when I studied at La Trobe – almost 30 years ago," Mr Fahour said.

"So I gladly accepted this invitation to return to La Trobe Business School to work with the University's academic faculty and students."

Mr Fahour adds a unique perspective to La Trobe Business School and the partnership will help to connect our students and researchers with real-world issues.

Head of La Trobe Business School, Professor Paul Mather said of the appointment: "We are very fortunate to be in a position to work with Adjunct Professor Fahour."

"There is no doubt that his track record of excellence in business will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to La Trobe Business School, increasing the relevance of our courses and connection to business and industry – ultimately benefiting our students."

Pictured above (left to right): Professor Paul Mather, Professor Ahmed Fahour, Professor Leigh Drake, Professor John Dewer. 

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