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Woolworths Group Ltd (WOW.AX)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gordon Cairns

67 2015 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Bradford Banducci

2016 Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director

David Marr

2014 Chief Financial Officer

Caryn Katsikogianis

2016 Chief People Officer

John Hunt

2016 Chief Information Officer

Amanda Bardwell

Managing Director - Wooliesx

Natalie Davis

2018 Managing Director - Woolworths New Zealand

Steve Donohue

2018 Managing Director - Endeavour Drinks

Steve Greentree

2017 Managing Director - Foodco, Fuel and Metro

Claire Peters

2017 Managing Director - Woolworths Supermarkets

Christian Bennett

2017 Head of Government Relations & Industry Affairs

Paul Graham

Chief Supply Chain Officer

Von Ingram

2018 Chief Customer Transformation Officer

Colin Storrie

2016 Group Portfolio Director

Marcin Firek

2017 Company Secretary

Jennifer Carr-Smith

2019 Non-Executive Director

Jillian Broadbent

2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Holly Kramer

2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Siobhan McKenna

42 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Scott Perkins

53 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Kathryn Tesija

2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Michael Ullmer

2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gordon Cairns

Mr. Gordon Mckellar Cairns, MA (Hons), serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company since September 1, 2015. Mr. Gordon has extensive Australian and international experience as a Chairman, director and senior executive. He has over 30 years of food and retail experience, including his time as Chief Executive Officer of Lion Nathan, and as a senior manager in marketing, operations and finance roles with PepsiCo, Cadbury and Nestlé. Other roles: Chairman of Origin Energy (Chairman since October 2013, director since 2007) and a director of Macquarie Group and Macquarie Bank (since November 2014).

Bradford Banducci

Mr. Bradford L. (Brad) Banducci, MBA, LLB, BComm (Acc), serves as Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director of Woolworths Ltd. Mr. Brad was appointed Managing Director of Woolworths Food Group in March 2015 followed by Chief Executive Officer of the Group in February 2016. Prior to this appointment, he was Director of the Group’s Drinks business between 2012 and March 2015. Brad joined the Group in 2011 after the acquisition of the Cellarmasters Group, a direct wine retail and production company. He was Chief Executive Officer of Cellarmasters from 2007 to 2011. Prior to this, he was the Chief Financial Officer and Director at Tyro Payments and a Vice President and Director with The Boston Consulting Group, where he was a core member of their retail practice for 15 years.

David Marr

Mr. David P. Marr serves as Chief Financial Officer of Woolworths Ltd., since February 1, 2014. David joined Woolworths Group in 2011 as General Manager of Finance for Woolworths Supermarkets. He was appointed Deputy CFO in November 2013, then CFO in February 2014. Prior to joining the Group, David was Supply Chain Director – Non Food at Tesco plc, UK, and previously UK Commercial Finance Director for almost three years. David has held a number of senior roles within leading Australian companies, including Finance Director then Sales Director at Southcorp Limited and Foster’s and CFO at Australian Pharmaceutical Industries.

Caryn Katsikogianis

Ms. Caryn Katsikogianis serves as Chief People Officer of the Company. Caryn has over 20 years experience within HR roles. Caryn joined Woolworths Group in 2004 and has held a number of senior HR roles across our business, including BIG W, Supply Chain, Supermarkets, Corporate Support and Food Group. Caryn also held the role of General Manager Business Transformation during this time. Originally from South Africa, Caryn holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of South Africa. Caryn is also a member of Chief Executive Women.

John Hunt

Mr. John Hunt serves as Chief Information Officer of the Company. John spent over 25 years at Woolworths (Pty) Ltd in South Africa where he held a range of senior IT and core retail leadership roles, including CIO and Senior Executive for Food Planning and Value chain. A retailer through and through, John is passionate about how information technology is used in enabling the business to support both the front line team members as well as ensuring our customers have the best shopping experience. John joined the Woolworths Group in February 2017.

Amanda Bardwell

Ms. Amanda Bardwell serves as Managing Director - Wooliesx of the Company. WooliesX includes Woolworths Digital, E-Commerce, Customer Loyalty and Customer Services. Amanda joined the Woolworths Group in 2001 and during her time has worked across both the Supermarket and Drinks businesses. Amanda has held positions in both general management and specialist senior executive roles across omni-channel retailing, e-commerce, marketing, buying, private label, and business development. Amanda has an MBA from University of New South Wales and a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology Queensland and is also a member of Chief Executive Women.

Natalie Davis

Ms. Natalie Davis serves as Managing Director - Woolworths New Zealand of the Company. Natalie was appointed Managing Director of Woolworths New Zealand in July 2018. Prior to this, Natalie held the role of Chief Customer Transformation Officer for the Group, since May 2017. In this role, Natalie led the development of Customer 1st strategies, transformation and culture across the Group. She initially joined Woolworths in July 2015 as Director of Customer Transformation Food Group. Before joining Woolworths, Natalie was a Partner at McKinsey & Co, where she worked in the UK and Australia for 15 years advising on strategy and commercial transformation. Natalie holds an MBA from INSEAD France, and Bachelor of Commerce and Law degrees with Honours, from the University of Sydney. Natalie is also a member of Chief Executive Women.

Steve Donohue

Mr. Steve J. Donohue is Managing Director - Endeavour Drinks of the Company. Steve has over 24 years experience in the retail industry and brings a deep appreciation for core retail principles and a strong focus on the customer experience. Steve Donohue was appointed the Managing Director of Endeavour Drinks in January 2018. Steve has held a broad range of roles within the drinks business, starting as a store manager in Dan Murphy’s at 19 years old before progressing into senior Buying, Merchandising and Marketing roles. In 2013 Steve moved to New Zealand to work for Countdown before returning to Australia in 2015 to take up the role of Director of Buying and Merchandising for Woolworths Supermarkets.

Steve Greentree

Mr. Steve Greentree serves as Managing Director - Foodco, Fuel and Metro of Woolworths Ltd. Steve has had an extensive retail career of over 35 years with the Woolworths Group. During his time Steve has held a number of senior roles within Woolworths Group, including Director of Business Development, Chief Operations Officer of Australian Supermarkets and Petrol, Director Woolworths Liquor Group, General Manager of Marketing and State Management roles for Australian Supermarkets.

Claire Peters

Ms. Claire E. Peters serves as Managing Director - Woolworths Supermarkets of the Company. Claire is an experienced retailer with over 22 years experience. Claire started her retail career in the UK working for grocery retailer, Tesco. During this time she held a variety of senior roles including Regional Retail Director; Managing Director, Large Stores; and Commercial Director, Healthcare & Baby, Beauty and Toiletries. In March 2014 Claire moved to Thailand to take up COO responsibilities for Tesco Thailand. Claire holds a BSC Hons in Economics & Sociology from the University of Loughborough UK. Claire joined the Woolworths Group in June 2017.

Christian Bennett

Mr. Christian Bennett is Head of Government Relations & Industry Affairs of the Company. Prior to joining Woolworths Group in November 2017, Christian led government relations efforts for General Electric Inc across S E Asia, Australia and New Zealand, for BHP Billiton Ltd and was Group Executive of Public Affairs at Santos Ltd. In government, Christian spent 14 years in Australia's diplomatic service, including postings in southern Africa, Asia and the United States and secondments into the Office of the Foreign Minister and the Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet. Christian holds B.LLB (Hons), B.Comm and MBA degrees from the University of Melbourne.

Paul Graham

Mr. Paul Graham serves as Chief Supply Chain Officer of the Company. Before joining the Woolworths Group in 2016, Paul was Global COO and CEO for Europe, Middle East and Africa for DHL Supply Chain. Paul has also been a board member of one of Australia’s largest wholesale and grower produce companies, Executive Chairman of a large multi-billion dollar global marketing services business headquartered in the UK and has served on various government and university advisory boards. He was awarded the Public Service Medal by the government of Singapore for services to the logistics industry in 2014.

Von Ingram

Ms. Von Ingram is Chief Customer Transformation Officer of the Company. She was appointed Chief Customer Transformation Officer in July 2018. Prior to this, Von was a Partner at management consultancy firm The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). At BCG, Von worked in Australia and US retail for 10 years, leading strategy, customer insight and retail transformation roles across a range of retail players in food and general merchandise. Von holds an MBA from Melbourne Business School and has also completed a Bachelor of Commerce, with First Class Honours from the University of Western Australia.

Colin Storrie

Mr. Colin G. Storrie serves as Group Portfolio Director of the Company. Colin has over 20 years experience in senior finance roles in listed companies, investment banking and government. Prior to Colin’s most recent appointment, he joined the Woolworths Group as Deputy Chief Financial Officer in 2015. Colin has also held Group Treasurer, Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Chief Financial Officer positions at both Qantas Airways Ltd and AMP Ltd. He has held a number of listed and non-listed director roles and is currently an independent non-executive director of UNICEF Australia Ltd, AIG Australia Ltd and North Queensland Airports.

Marcin Firek

Mr. Marcin Firek serves as Company Secretary of the Company. Marcin was appointed Company Secretary in January 2017. He has held Company Secretary and corporate lawyer roles in a number of other large listed companies. Marcin holds a BEc LLB from Macquarie University, and he is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.

Jennifer Carr-Smith

Jillian Broadbent

Ms. Jillian Rosemary Broadbent, AO BA (Maths & Economics), serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Woolworths Ltd., since January 28, 2011. Ms. Jillian has extensive experience in corporate banking and finance in both Australia and internationally, primarily with Bankers Trust Australia. Other roles: Chair of the Board of Swiss Re Life & Health Australia and Chancellor of the University of Wollongong. Previously, inaugural Chair of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, a member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia, and a director of ASX, Coca-Cola Amatil, Special Broadcasting Service Corporation (SBS), Qantas Airways, Westfield Property Trusts and Woodside Petroleum.

Holly Kramer

Ms. Holly Suzanna Kramer, BA (Hons), MBA, serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ms Holly has more than 25 years experience in executive management, marketing and sales, including roles at the Ford Motor Company (in the US and Australia), Pacific Brands and Telstra. She was Chief Executive Officer of Best & Less, a subsidiary of South African retail group Pepkor. Other roles: Deputy Chair of Australia Post, Director of 2XU, Western Sydney University, and the GO Foundation. Member of ASIC’s External Advisory Panel (since October 2017). Previously director of AMP (October 2015 to May 2018) and Nine Entertainment Corporation (May 2015 to February 2017).

Siobhan McKenna

Ms. Siobhan Louise McKenna, B.Ec (Hons), MPhil, serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Siobhan has a significant international background in strategy and policy in the public and private sectors. As an executive she has led consumer facing businesses in the media and digital sectors. She was a Commissioner of the Australian Productivity Commission and a former partner of McKinsey & Company. Other roles: Chairman of Foxtel, Fox Sports and Australian News Channel, a Director of AMCIL Ltd (since March 2016), a Director of Nova Entertainment and a Trustee of the MCG Trust. Previously, a director of Ten Network Holdings (2012 to March 2017).

Scott Perkins

Mr. Scott Redvers Perkins, BCom, LLB (Hons), serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Woolworths Ltd. Mr. Scott has extensive Australian and international experience as a leading corporate adviser on strategy, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets matters. He held senior executive leadership positions at Deutsche Bank from 1999 to 2013. These included Managing Director and Head of Corporate Finance for Australia and New Zealand, membership of the Asia Pacific Corporate and Investment Bank Management Committee and Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Bank New Zealand. Other roles: Director of Origin Energy (since 1 September 2015), and Brambles (since 1 June 2015).

Kathryn Tesija

Ms. Kathryn A Tesija serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Kathee has extensive retail experience in the US market, particularly in merchandising and supply chain management. She concluded her 30-year executive career with Target Corporation in the US in 2015. During this time she was Chief Merchandising and Supply Chain Officer and Executive Vice President, where she led the merchandising and supply chain functions, a role she held since 2008. She continued her involvement in Target as a Strategic Advisor until 2016. Kathee is a US resident. Other roles: Director of Verizon Communications, Inc. (since 2012), and a senior advisor and consultant for Simpactful, a retail consulting agency in the US.

Michael Ullmer

Mr. Michael James Ullmer, BSc (Maths) (Hons), FCA, SF Fin, serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Woolworths Ltd., since January 30, 2012. Mr. Michael has extensive experience in the accounting and banking sectors. He was the Deputy Group Chief Executive at National Australia Bank (NAB) from October 2007 until he stepped down from the Bank in August 2011. He joined NAB in 2004 as Finance Director. Prior to NAB, Michael was Chief Financial Officer and then Group Executive for Institutional and Business Banking at Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Before that he was a Partner at Accounting Firms KPMG (1982 to 1992) and Coopers & Lybrand (1992 to 1997). Other roles: Director of Lend Lease (since December 2011) and announced as Chairman-elect (from November 2018).