WHL - Woolworths Holdings Limited - Appointment of Chief executive officer and [JSE Securities Exchange - SENS]
WHL - Woolworths Holdings Limited - Appointment of Chief executive officer and  
director of Country Road                                                        
Woolworths Holdings Limited                                                     
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)                                  
Registration number 1929/001986/06                                              
Share code:  WHL                                                                
ISIN:  ZAE000063863                                                             
Woolworths advises its shareholders that its subsidiary, Country Road Limited   
(CTY) listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, today, announced the appointment 
of Mr. Howard Goldberg as its new Chief executive officer and board director    
with effect from 7 March 2011.                                                  
Mr Goldberg has over 30 years of senior executive management experience in      
retail and wholesale manufacturing industries in Australia.  Most recently Mr   
Goldberg was Managing Director of the General Pants Group.  Prior to joining the
General Pants Group, he was the CEO of Canterbury International Australasia and 
he previously held senior positions at Best and Less and Pacific Brands.        
Mr Goldberg also sits on the L'Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival Board as a non- 
executive director.                                                             
Country Road Chairman, Simon Susman, said: "Mr Goldberg has exceptional retail  
experience and a sound understanding of the Australian market place. We are     
delighted to welcome him to the business."                                      
Cape Town                                                                       
13 December 2010                                                                
RAND MERCHANT BANK (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)                       
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