New Myer non-executive director

Joins with more than 30 years experience.

Myer has appointed Jacquie Naylor as a non-executive director, effective Monday 27 May, 2019. She brings over 30 years of retail experience with a wealth of knowledge of women’s and men’s apparel, homewares and outdoor brands.

Myer chairman, Garry Hounsell described Naylor as “one of the most respected retailers in Australia” and said he was delighted that she is joining the Myer board.

“Jacquie has been an owner, director and executive at some of the most iconic Australian retailers including as an executive director and non-executive director at the Just Jeans Group, owner and adviser to boutique retailer, Husk, and a non-executive director at The PAS Group and at Cambridge Clothing Ltd. In addition, she was a non-executive director of outdoor brand, Macpac, which is sold in more than 30 countries.”

Hounsell highlighted Naylor’s executive experience at the Just Jeans Group, responsible for driving the merchandise, marketing and brand strategies of five of their key brands including: Just Jeans, Jay Jays, Portmans, Jacquie E and Dotti.

“She has a record of improving the financial performance of the companies that she has been associated with and driving their strategic direction. In addition, she brings considerable ecommerce experience from her retail career and as a strategic adviser at Practicology, a digital marketing and ecommerce agency.”

Naylor was a non-executive director of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival for more than 12 years. She is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and of the International Women’s Forum.

 

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