Myer appoints chief merchandise officer

Highly experienced retail executive.

Myer will welcome Allan Winstanley to the role of chief merchandise officer, effective 2 July, 2018. He previously worked with newly appointed Myer CEO, John King at House of Fraser between 2006 and 2014.

Myer executive chairman, Garry Hounsell said, “I am delighted to announce the appointment of such a high calibre executive to oversee Myer’s merchandise buying and planning.

“Allan’s career history spans a number of well-known department store retailers including House of Fraser, De Bijenkorf, part of the Selfridges Group, Moss Bros Group and, in more recent times, Sears and Kmart in the US.

“John and Allan represent a formidable and proven team, being two highly experienced executives who are committed to making Myer more relevant again, to improving the financial performance of the company and delivering shareholder value.”


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