Starting as a pizza delivery driver in Redcliffe, Queensland, for Silvio's Dial-a-Pizza ("Silvio's") while studying to be a high school teacher
Pizza Store Manager
Area Manager, State Operations Manager and Director of National Operations
Silvio's purchased Domino's in Australia and Don became General Manager. The Domino's and Silvio's brands were operated separately
Don became a Domino's franchisee and built a network of 17 stores and was awarded Domino's Pizza International Manager of the Year
Don sold his network of 17 stores into Domino's and become Chief Operating Officer
Don became Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd Chief Executive Officer and awarded Qld Retail Franchise
Awarded Ernst & Young Australian Young Entrepreneur of the Year and Australian Institute of Management (AIM) Professional Manager of the Year (Qld) and Chairman's Award for Outstanding Leadership in the Domino's worldwide network
Don led Domino's to become Australia's first publicly-listed pizza chain on the ASX and launched Australia's first Online Ordering Website including innovative Pizza Tracker technology
Domino's celebrates 25 years of selling pizza in Australia
Domino's launches innovative iPhone ordering App which becomes the number 1 free iTunes app within 5 days and launches signature dessert, Choc Lava Cake
Don was the first CEO to appear on Undercover Boss Australia
Awarded Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Northern Region Listed Company, created first social media pizza with Facebook fans and Don celebrates 25 years with Domino's Pizza
Domino's Pizza Enterprises acquires 75% of Domino's Japan.
Don makes Australian top 10 CEO list.
Domino's Pizza Enterprises Limited launches Pizza Mogul, an interactive website and app that allows customers to create their own unique pizza designs for a slice of the profits.
Domino's Pizza Enterprises Limited launches GPS Driver Tracker. Don Meij won the Channel 7 Business Person of the Year award at the Brisbane Lord Mayors Business Awards.
In a world first initative Domino's unveils plans for its newest team member - an autonomous delivery vehicle named DRU (Domino's Robotic Unit).