Blair Read Managing Director, Distribution Businesses

Blair joined Subaru New Zealand in 2004, working through a number of areas of the business before taking on an Executive Team role as Aftersales Manager. 

In June 2008 Blair moved across the Tasman to Subaru Australia, taking on the role of Aftersales, Sales and Marketing Manager, then Business Development Manager for Aftersales. Most recently his role had been GM Sales and Aftersales. 

In September 2020, Blair stepped in to lead the Subaru Australia business as General Manager and was formally appointed Managing Director of Subaru Australia in December 2021, joining the Inchcape Australasia Leadership Group. In April 2024, Blair assumed the role of Managing Director, Distribution Businesses for the Inchcape Australasia Group and joined the Executive Committee.  

A true car nut, Blair’s first job after leaving university was with a rally team. In his spare time Blair still competes in rallying as a co-driver.