Jeff Phillips has transformed a smaller family engineering business into an extremely successful, reputable and diverse company with over 600 employees at multiple sites Australia wide.
The Varley Group CEO spent his formative years in Taree, a regional town of around 10,000 people on the NSW North Coast.
On leaving home to complete a traineeship with BHP Steel in Newcastle Jeff earned his qualifications in Electrical Engineering.
He first began at Varley as head of the Aerospace division in 1993 and quickly demonstrated his leadership ability. In 1995 Jeff assumed the position of Managing Director and the business commenced a strong era of growth with revenues now exceeding $130 million per annum.
While he runs the business on strong commercial lines, Jeff recognizes the legacy of this company’s rich 128 year old history and leads with continuing motivation to grow nationally and internationally.