Super Retail Group has appointed David Burns as its new chief financial officer and is expected to join the company in early December.

Burns comes from Qantas Airways where he was most recently held the position of CFO of Qantas Airlines.

The Group’s current CFO Gary Carroll will be moving into a new role as general manager group development with responsibility for overseeing the development of the group’s multi-channel business model.

Company group managing director and CEO Peter Birtles said he was very pleased to welcome Burns to the position.

“We have taken our time to ensure we find the right candidate, who will not only contribute to the continued development of the group and to effectively lead the finance function but who will also match the group’s culture and share its value,” he said.

“I would like to thank Gary for his commitment and support over the last six and a half years and I look forward to his contribution to the development of the group in his new role.”