Port of Melbourne Executive Appointments – Operations and Port Development

Port of Melbourne CEO Saul Cannon has announced the appointment of two new members of the PoM Executive Leadership Team.

Keith Gordon, the Port’s longstanding EGM Operations is retiring and Craig Faulkner has been appointed to the role, commencing 20 June 2022.

Craig joins the Port from the Kimberley Ports Authority where he has been CEO since 2019.  He has extensive experience in the ports sector, having also held CEO roles at the Port of Launceston and Australian Amalgamated Terminals here in Melbourne. As well as this he has previously held senior leadership roles in companies operating ports, port terminals, distribution, towage and bunkering operations in all states in Australia, and in New Zealand.

Tony Murphy will join the Port on 30 May as EGM Port Development.  This is a new role on the Port Executive, bringing focus to the port’s capacity planning and development, in line with the Port Development Strategy. Tony is returning to PoM having previously held the role of GM Infrastructure Delivery, with responsibility for development of Webb Dock.  He has also held senior development roles at the University of Melbourne, the Arts Centre and Transurban.

The Port thanks Keith Gordon for his significant contribution to the Port over the past 17 years. Keith has spent many years in senior port roles around Australia before his time here and has made a significant contribution to the maritime logistics sector throughout his career.  We look forward to marking. Keith’s contribution to PoM closer to his retirement date.