Sherpa appoints new head of sales coinciding with rapid growth

Sherpa has announced the appointment of former Startrack and Border Express State Sales Manager, Anthony Johnson, in the position of Head of Sales. 

The appointment coincides with Sherpa’s rapid growth across Australia.

The Aussie tech delivery disruptor, which launched in 2014 and now boasts the largest crowd-sourced driver fleet in Australia, caters to the last-mile delivery needs of retailers including Woolworths, BWS, Dan Murphy’s, Apple, Chemist Warehouse, Roses Only and many more.

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Appointed as a senior and key member of Sherpa’s rapidly expanding team, Anthony will work directly with Sherpa’s e-commerce and B2B clients to service its growing customer base and build on the company’s growth strategy across the APAC region.

Anthony has extensive experience in business development, account management and marketing.  His sales experience was honed during his time at Startrack and then at Border Express, where he led successful Acquisition teams.

Anthony’s professional experience with e-commerce brands spans GraysOnline, Zara, 4WD Supacentre, Clarins Group and Weight Watchers. “I’m very excited to be joining such a dynamic and tech-savvy company,” said Anthony Johnson.

“Sherpa’s intuitive SAAS based booking and delivery App platform, coupled with stellar customer service systems, is seeing Sherpa change the game and I’m thrilled to be involved with such a big-hitter of the industry.”

“Sherpa’s on-demand,same-day delivery propositions are market-leading and changing the way businesses and consumers experience online shopping.”

“Live tracking and two-way communication between customer and driver are setting the new benchmark in service and meeting consumers’ preference for faster same-day delivery.”

“I’m revved and ready to build on these key points of difference for Sherpa,” added Mr Johnson.

In welcoming Anthony to the team, Sherpa CEO Duncan Brett said: “Anthony’s knowledge, clear passion and strong relationships within the Freight and Logistics fields will be crucial in the acceleration of Sherpa’s growth.”

“We’re truly delighted to welcome Anthony onboard and look forward to working closely with him as we continue our expansion across the APAC region.”