David Baxby

Managing Director, Wesfarmers Industrials


David commenced as Managing Director, Wesfarmers Industrials in August 2017. Prior to this, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of international shopping transaction processing business, Global Blue. From 2004, David held a number of commercial and leadership roles within the Virgin Group, and was Co-Chief Executive Officer from 2011 to 2014. He was responsible for businesses in the aviation, financial services, telecommunications and tourism sectors within the broader Virgin Group. Earlier in his career, David was a Partner and Executive Director of Goldman Sachs in both London and Sydney.

David was Chairman of Frontier Digital Ventures, and a director of Virgin Australia, Velocity Frequent Flyer and Workpac Limited.

David holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Acct) and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Bond University and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is also a Councillor of Bond University.