People: Myer Holdings Ltd (MYR.AX)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul McClintock

65 2012 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Bernie Brookes

54 2006 Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director

Rupert Myer

56 2012 Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board

Mark Ashby

2008 Chief Financial Officer

Richard Umbers

2014 Chief Information and Supply Chain Officer

Daniel Bracken

2014 Chief Merchandise and Marketing Officer

Marion Rodwell

2008 Chief General Counsel, Company Secretary

Timothy Clark

2011 Group General Manager - Property, Store Development and Services

Tony Sutton

2012 Executive General Manager - Store Operations

Louise Tebbutt

2012 Executive General Manager - Human Resources, Risk and Safety

Gary Williams

2014 Executive General Manager Strategic Planning and Business Development

Olivia Reith

Investor Relations Manager

Anne Brennan

54 2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ian Cornell

60 2014 Non-Executive Director

Chris Froggatt

56 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Robert Thorn

56 2014 Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Paul McClintock

Mr. Paul (Eric) McClintock, AO, has been Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Myer Holdings Limited., since October 10, 2012. He has been on the Company's Board since August 8, 2012. Paul has considerable experience as a director, having held significant chairman and advisory positions across a broad range of industries, as well as government. He is a professional Board member and is highly regarded for his wide and varied experience. From July 2000 to March 2003, he served as the Secretary to Cabinet and Head of the Cabinet Policy Unit reporting directly to the Prime Minister as Chairman of Cabinet with responsibility for supervising Cabinet processes and acting as the Prime Minister’s most senior personal adviser on strategic directions in policy formulation. Paul’s former positions include Chairman of Medibank Private Limited, the COAG Reform Council, the Expert Panel of the Low Emissions Technology Demonstration Fund, Intoll Management Limited, Symbion Health, Affinity Health, Ashton Mining, Plutonic Resources and the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research. He was also a director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute and Perpetual Limited, a Commissioner of the Health Insurance Commission and a member of the Australia- Malaysia Institute Executive Committee. Paul graduated in Arts and Law from the University of Sydney and is an honorary fellow of the Faculty of Medicine of that University, and a Life Governor of the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research. He is Chairman of the Nomination Committee. Paul is Chairman of Thales Australia, NSW Ports, I-MED Network, and the Institute of Virology. He is also a director of St Vincent’s Health Australia and The George Institute for Global Health.

Bernie Brookes

Mr. Bernie Brookes is Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Executive Director of Myer Holdings Limited., since July 12, 2006. Bernie was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Myer Group on 2 June 2006. Since his appointment, Bernie has been responsible for the turnaround and rebuilding of the Myer business. Bernie has spent over 36 years working within the retail industry in local and international roles in India and China. Bernie previously held numerous executive roles with Woolworths and was instrumental in Woolworths’ Project Refresh, reducing costs by more than $5 billion over five years. He also held a variety of general management positions in three states across buying, IT, marketing and operations. Bernie has held executive roles of industry organisations including the Retail Traders Association in Queensland and Victoria and President of the Queensland Grocery Association. He supports numerous charitable organisations, including The Salvation Army, and is patron of the Myer Stores Community Fund and patron of the Australian Joe Berry Memorial Award. Bernie was awarded the Sir Charles McGrath award for marketing excellence by the Australian Marketing Institute in 2012, and in 2013 was inducted into the Australian Retailers Association Hall of Fame, was awarded the William Booth Medal by The Salvation Army and the Paul Harris Fellow for Service to the Community for the Rotary Club, Sydney. Bernie is also currently the Australian representative judge of the World Retail Awards. Bernie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Diploma of Education from Macquarie University. He is also a Fellow of AIM. Bernie is currently a Territorial Advisory Board Member of The Salvation Army Australia and on the Advisory Boards of Inghams Enterprises/TPG and First Unity Financial Group. He is a director of Intercontinental Group of Department Stores.

Rupert Myer

Mr. Rupert H. Myer, AM, has been Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of Myer Holdings Limited., since August 8, 2012, after being Independent Non-Executive Director since July 12, 2006. Rupert serves as a non-executive Chairman and director of a number of public, private and government entities. His background includes serving in roles in the retail and property sector, investment, family office and wealth management services, the arts and community sector. Rupert holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from the University of Melbourne and a Master of Arts from the University of Cambridge and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He became a Member of the Order of Australia in January 2005 for service to the arts, for support of museums, galleries, and the community through a range of philanthropic and service organisations. Rupert is Chairman of the Australia Council for the Arts and Nuco Pty Ltd. He is a director of AMCIL Limited. He serves as a member of the Felton Bequests’ Committee, and as a board member of Jawun – Indigenous Corporate Partnerships, The Myer Foundation, the University of Melbourne Faculty of Business and Economics Advisory Board and Creative Partnerships Australia. He is Member of the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee, Human Resources and Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee.

Mark Ashby

Mr. Ashby Mark has been Chief Financial Officer of Myer Holdings Limited., since January 2008. In his role, he manages the financial structure of Myer, including all the accounting aspects of the organisation as well as statutory reporting. In addition, his responsibilities cover treasury management, compliance, internal audit and the Financial Services division of the business. He has held CFO positions since 1990 for both local and international companies in retail, wholesale, technology and franchise industries. Prior to joining Myer, he spent four years as the CFO of Mitre 10 Australia, was the Finance Director of Motorola and worked as a Finance Director/CFO in fashion retail and technology organisations. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Richard Umbers

Mr. Richard Umbers has been Chief Information and Supply Chain Officer of Myer Holdings Limited., since June 18, 2014. In this role, Mr. Umbers manages the key areas of Myer online services, information technology including payment systems, supply chain and the MYER one loyalty program. Mr Umbers oversees the further development and strengthening of Myer’s omnichannel offer. Mr Umbers has extensive retail experience, having spent several years at Aldi including as Managing Director for North West UK, and later establishing the business in Ireland. In senior retail roles in New Zealand he established successful online and loyalty programs and was Managing Director of a company later acquired by Woolworths. Mr Umbers went on to lead Customer Engagement at Woolworths in Australia. In his most recent role at Australia Post he has been responsible for the parcel and express services business, Startrack and an e-commerce program that has successfully capitalised on the growth of online shopping.

Daniel Bracken

Mr. Daniel Bracken has been Chief Merchandise and Marketing Officer of Myer Holdings Limited., since June 18, 2014. Mr Bracken manages the important merchandise areas of design, sourcing, buying, and manufacturing, as well as advertising, digital, marketing, events and execution of the Myer brand strategy. Since 2011 Mr Bracken has been CEO of The Apparel Group, owner of the Sportscraft, SABA, Willow and JAG brands. With more than 15 years’ previous experience at Burberry London, his roles included General Manager Childrenswear, Head of Merchandising and Production, Commercial Director Menswear, and in his last three years, VP of Strategy for the Group.

Marion Rodwell

Ms. Marion Rodwell has been Chief General Counsel, Company Secretary of Myer Holdings Limited., since March 31, 2008. Marion has over 25 years of corporate, commercial, litigation, and governance experience. Prior to joining Myer, Marion held General Counsel and Company Secretary roles in the financial services, gaming, and retail industries, including roles with Tattersall’s and IOOF. Marion holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University, and is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and the Australian Corporate Lawyers Association. In 2010, Marion was awarded ACLA Australian Corporate Lawyer of the Year.

Timothy Clark

Mr. Timothy (Tim) Clark has been Group General Manager - Property, Store Development and Services of Myer Holdings Limited., since January 2011. He has 30 years of retail experience and was appointed Director of IT in June 2006. Tim was responsible for IT separation of Myer from Coles Myer, including the replacement of Myer’s merchandise, POS/ EFT, supply chain, CCTV, and payroll systems. Tim was appointed as GGM Property, Store Development and Services in December 2010 and is responsible for Myer’s property network, including new stores, in-store design developments, space productivity, store refurbishments and facilities management. Tim has also held executive roles at both Gazman Menswear and Crown Ltd.

Tony Sutton

Mr. Tony Sutton has been Executive General Manager - Store Operations of Myer Holdings Limited., since September 18, 2012. He oversees all of the operations of the Myer store network, including our customer service strategy, and has a focus on operational efficiencies. Tony was appointed to lead the Stores team from September 2012. Tony is a career retailer, and joined Myer in 1992. He has worked cross-functionally in a number of roles, including store management, merchandise and marketing. He has held a number of senior roles in store management, including his most recent role heading the State General Manager stores team.

Louise Tebbutt

Ms. Louise Tebbutt is Executive General Manager - Human Resources, Risk and Safety of Myer Holdings Limited., since August 2012. She has over 20 years of industry experience. Louise is responsible for all aspects of Myer’s human resources including organisational development, recruitment and training, and employee relations, as well as having accountability for risk and safety for the organisation. Louise joined Myer from the Coles Group in 2006, where she held senior roles in a number of businesses including Coles Supermarkets and Target. Louise is also a director of the Myer Stores Community Fund and Chair of the Myer Superannuation Policy Committee.

Gary Williams

Mr. Gary Williams has been appointed as Executive General Manager - Strategic Planning and Business Development of Myer Holdings Limited., with effect from 10 July 2014. Mr Williams began his career in retail and brings significant global experience across leading brands including time as Managing Director at Coca-Cola Australia and roles at Puma and Reebok. He has been with Westfield for the past nine years and is currently Senior Executive Vice President Westfield Property Group, based in the United States.

Olivia Reith

Anne Brennan

Ms. Anne Bernadette Brennan is Independent Non-Executive Director of Myer Holdings Limited., since September 16, 2009. She brings to the Myer business strong financial credentials and business experience. Anne has worked in a variety of senior management roles in both large corporates and professional services firms. During Anne’s executive career, she was the CFO at CSR and the Finance Director at the Coates Group. Prior to her executive roles, Anne was a partner in three professional services firms: KPMG, Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young. She has more than 20 years experience in audit, corporate finance and transaction services. Anne was also a member of the national executive team and a board member of Ernst & Young. Anne was formerly a director of Cuscal Limited. Anne holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from University College Galway. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Anne is currently the Deputy Chair of Echo Entertainment Group Limited, and is a director of Argo Investments Limited, Charter Hall Group, Nufarm Limited, Rabobank Australia Limited and Rabobank New Zealand Limited. She is Chairman of the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee and Member of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee.

Ian Cornell

Mr. Ian Cornell is Non-Executive Independent Director of Myer Holdings Limited., effective February 6, 2014. Sydney-based Mr. Cornell has also held senior retail roles including, most recently 11 years at Westfield Group where for seven years he was group head of Human Resources and also responsible for retailing relationships in Australia and New Zealand. At Westfield, Mr. Cornell also spent three years as the Head of Management and Marketing for the shopping centres in Australia and New Zealand and has experience in retail operations and responding to changing consumer trends. Prior to joining Westfield, Mr. Cornell was Chairman and CEO of supermarket chain Franklins, and earlier spent 22 years at Woolworths, including serving as Chief General Manager supermarkets.

Chris Froggatt

Ms. Chris J. Froggatt has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Myer Holdings Limited., since December 9, 2010. She was appointed as a non-executive director of Myer Holdings Limited in December 2010. Chris has a broad industry background, including consumer branded products, retailing and hospitality, and covering industries such as beverage, food and confectionery through her appointments at Britvic, Whitbread, Diageo and Mars. She has over 20 years executive experience as a human resources specialist in leading international companies, including Brambles Industries plc and Brambles Industries Ltd, Whitbread Group plc, Diageo plc, Mars Inc. and Unilever NV. Chris has recently served on the boards of Britvic plc and Sports Direct International plc and as an independent trustee director of Berkeley Square Pension Trustee Company Limited. Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Literature from the University of Leeds (UK). Chris is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Chris currently serves on the board of Goodman Fielder Limited and is currently a director on the board of the Australian Chamber Orchestra. She is Chairman of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee and Member of the Nomination Committee.

Robert Thorn

Mr. Robert (Bob) E. Thorn is Non-Executive Independent Director of Myer Holdings Limited., effective February 6, 2014. Queensland-based Mr. Thorn was for nine years Managing Director of a specialty retailer, known today as Super Retail Group. Mr. Thorn drove Australia and New Zealand expansions and led the creation of the BCF business.

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