WHL - Woolworths Holdings Limited - Management changes at Woolworths
Woolworths Holdings Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
Registration number 1929/001986/06
Share code: WHL ISIN: ZAE000063863
MANAGEMENT CHANGES AT WOOLWORTHS
Woolworths has announced changes to its senior management structure.
"Ian Moir has been with us for a month and has put together a structure which
leads naturally to his position as my successor in November 2010. I believe
this structure has real merit in enabling Woolworths to continue delivering
its strategies even more effectively" said Simon Susman.
Zyda Rylands will assume the responsibility of Managing director: Foods. This
is a new position and Ms Rylands will report to Ian Moir, Managing director:
Retail and CEO elect while retaining her position on the Board of Woolworths
Holdings Limited.Julian Novak will take on a senior position in the foods
The divisional directors reporting to Ian Moir are as follows:
Clothing and general merchandise: Brett Kaplan.
Clothing and general merchandising planning: Paula Disberry.
Supply chain and Information Technology: Fawza Essa.
Retail operations: Andrew Levermore.
Human Resources: Matt Keogh.
Marketing: Charmaine Huet.
Ian Moir said, "These changes will drive a more focussed business with simpler
structures, less complexity and faster decision making. It will assist us to
improve execution of the Woolworths strategy. This is a strong and experienced
team that will be focused on delivery."
Simon Susman (Chief executive officer) on 021 407 2700
Cherrie Lowe (Group secretary) on 021 407 3160
4 March 2010
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