Fastway Couriers has appointed David Ciantar as the general manager for the Sydney office.

He will be responsible for the depot’s 196 courier franchisees in addition to marketing, sales, training and support.

Ciantar brings 20 years worth of knowledge to the company, having previously held senior positions with companies such as McDonald’s Australia, Telstra, Gloria Jean's Coffees and Cookie Man.

In his most recent role as general manager at Anytime Fitness, Ciantar oversaw the aggressive expansion of the franchise within Australian.

"We are pleased to be able to leverage David's experience in the Sydney depot. Many would be aware of the amazing growth of Anytime Fitness, which David spearheaded from its infancy,” Richard Thame, Fastway Couriers Australia CEO, said.

“His experience with operations, franchising, sales and marketing fits well with our ambitious company goals.”