Paul little 

Name: Paul little 

Country: Australia 

Date of birth: 1947

Type of business: Real estate

Main Achievements: Australian business, self-made billionaire and founder of the LittleGroup. For 26 years, he ran Toll Holding. He is also a philanthropist. He comes on number 40 in Australia’s 50 richest, with an estimated net worth of $950 million. His name was also present in the Forbes list. He owns a racing team. In 2002, he received the Zurich business leader award, along with an award of inaugural business Leader award in 2005. He received another award by RMIT University, of Doctor of business honoris causa in 2008. He also owns a corporate jet base.

Something interesting about the person: He likes to relax, and his adventures include mountain bike riding, trekking, and skiing. Other than that, he loves motor racing. He once owned his professional supercar racing team. The name of the team was Paul little.

Biography:

Paul Little, whose full name is Paul Alexander Little, is an Australian businessman. He owns his own company,LittleGroup. Before starting the LittleGroup, Paul worked as the managing director of Toll Holdings for 26 years. Toll Holdings is an integrated logistics provider in Asia. Paul little retired from his position in Toll Holdings on 1stJanuary 2012 and later started Little Group. He is one of the wealthiest businessmen in Australia.

Paul Little, through different platforms, has been a part of the transport industry for a very long time. Throughout his business life, he has worked in the transport industry. Initially, as Mayne Nikless’s employee, where became Seapak Transport Division’s national operations manager eventually.Later he worked as a consultant in Peko Wallsend, where he assessed the importance of buying Toll business. Toll became Australia’s largest provider of transport services under Paul Little’s supervision. He started buying new businesses between the years 1989 to 2000. In 1997, he took over two companies, and then Toll bought the TNT Transport and Logistics’ business for $145 million.

Under Little’s direction, the Toll industry invested in wine, cargo, rail, and technology shipping. Paul Little, along with his team, expanded Toll from an 18 truck enterprise that was worth $1.5 million to an international organization worth $3.8 billion. It has over 45000 employees and works in 50 countries. As a result of his hard work in Toll holding, Paul little became one of the richest men in Australia. Paul little endowed Little Projects in 2011. Little’sGroupisa commercial and residential property projects group. The primary purpose and aim of establishing Little projects were to provide a platform to clients where they can fulfill all their requirements of real estate. It includes buying and selling of property, along with comprehensive property management. With little Projects, Paul has bought several correlative businesses which include three LJ franchises of real estate. Paul little also bought an aviation charter business named Little Aviation. The business owns A jet worth 65$ million.

Paul little has become a fellow of ‘FCILT Fellow Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport’ in Australia. He also became property exchange Australia’s director, and was Essendon Football Club’s former chairman. He also became the director of ASN cement.

Paul Little and his wife Jane Hansen, in November 2015, launched the Hansen-Little Foundation. The objective of this large scale philanthropic foundation is to leave a legacy of positive and significant change.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Links

https://melbournejetbase.com.au/team/paul-little-ao

https://www.forbes.com/profile/paul-little/#11799f19a900

https://www.little.com.au/