Myer has welcomed former The Good Guys senior executive, Wayne Jennings as category buyer for appliances. He brings a wealth of experience in retail, across marketing, store operations, business development and merchandise/buying.

Jennings spent 19 years with The Good Guys in several roles including as national marketing manager, general manager for business development and retail operations, and then as group general manager for merchandising before his departure in 2017.

Jennings joined the retailer when it was rebranded The Good Guys in 1998 and played a pivotal role in growing the family business into a large organisation and iconic brand in the Australian market. During his tenure, he successfully recruited 43 JVPs/franchisees, as well as sourced and negotiated 43 commercial leases.  

Following his time at The Good Guys, he has spent the last four years as director of boutique consultancy, ReJennerate, helping clients improve their performance in strategic business planning, transformation and change management, marketing and communications, retail operations, buying/merchandise, and inventory management.

Myer general manager for home and entertainment, Dean Austin said, “We are thrilled to have Wayne as part of our team bringing his extensive skills and experience in this area. Wayne will be responsible for working with our key suppliers in this area to drive growth and market share in this important part of our business.”