Management Team

Left to right: Anthony Coelho, Tony Sutton, Bernie Brookes, Marion Rodwell, Mark Ashby, Adam Stapleton, Greg Travers, Louise Tebbutt, Megan Foster, Timothy Clark, Graham Dean, Nicole Naccarella, Richard Harrison

Bernie was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Myer in June 2006. He has been responsible for the turnaround and rebuilding of the Myer business. Bernie has led the development and implementation of the Myer five-point strategic plan, repositioning the business to meet today’s challenges and investing for the future. He has spent over 36 years working within the retail industry in local and international roles.

Mark was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Myer in January 2008. As CFO, Mark’s responsibilities cover all accounting, treasury management, taxation, compliance and internal audit, investor relations and procurement aspects of the business.

Prior to joining Myer, Mark was CFO of Mitre 10, the Finance Director of Motorola and a Finance Director in a number of domestic and international organisations in retail and technology. Mark is a fellow of CPA Australia and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Greg was appointed Myer’s Director of Strategic Planning and Human Resources in June 2006 and then EGM Business Services in November 2010. In August 2012, he was also appointed to lead the Office of the CEO. In his role, Greg is responsible for the review and delivery of new business opportunities, the development of Myer‘s strategic planning framework, Myer’s program management office and business efficiency objectives. He also oversees Myer’s Corporate Affairs and Public Relations. Greg has over 30 years of experience including with WMC Resources Ltd, Pratt Group and BHP.

Adam has 18 years of industry experience. He was appointed to the role of EGM Merchandise in February 2013. Adam is responsible for all of Myer’s merchandise teams and functions, including Women’s fashion and accessories, Youth and Childrens, Mens, Home, Furniture, Entertainment, General Merchandise and Toys businesses as well as International and Domestic Logistics, Merchandise Planning and Store and Business Support. Adam joined Myer in 2003, and has held a number of positions including National Manager of Advertising and Loyalty and General Manager Marketing. Prior to joining Myer, Adam worked for a number of organisations across a diverse range of industries, including Kodak, Accenture and ANZ.

Tony oversees all of the operations of the Myer store network, including our customer service strategy, and has a focus on operational efficiencies. Tony was appointed to lead the Stores team from September 2012. Tony is a career retailer, and joined Myer in 1992. He has worked cross-functionally in a number of roles, including store management, merchandise and marketing. He has held a number of senior roles in store management, including his most recent role leading the State General Manager stores team.

Tim has 30 years of retail experience and was appointed Director of IT in June 2006. Tim was responsible for IT separation of Myer from Coles Myer, including the replacement of Myer’s merchandise, POS/EFT, supply chain, CCTV, and payroll systems. Tim was appointed as GGM Property, Store Development and Services in December 2010 and is responsible for Myer’s property network, including new stores, in-store design developments, space productivity, store refurbishments and facilities management. Tim has also held executive roles at both Gazman Menswear and Crown Ltd.

Graham is responsible for Myer’s home lifestyle categories, including Homewares, Furniture, General Merchandise, Home Entertainment and Small Electrical. He has been leading the Home and Entertainment businesses since September 2011, and was appointed to the Myer Executive Management Group in February 2013. Prior to his current role, Graham was General Manager of Cosmetics at Myer. Graham has 28 years experience working with leading Australian retail businesses and internationally in the UK, across a diverse portfolio including logistics, retail operations, property and trading terms.

Megan was appointed MD sass & bide and GGM Freestanding Stores in August 2013. She previously held the role of GGM Marketing and Brand Development where she was responsible for advertising and direct marketing, visual merchandising, public relations and events, Emporium magazine, creative, and social media, as well as brand strategy.

Megan has 23 years of retail experience and joined Myer in June 2006 as a management consultant. In April 2008, Megan was appointed to the role of Director Store Concepts and Design and as part of this role oversaw the redevelopment of the flagship Myer Melbourne store.

Nicole Naccarella has over 30 years experience in the fashion industry. She was appointed to her current role in February 2013, encompassing the Women’s Apparel Business, Womenswear, Footwear and Accessories, Intimate Apparel, as well as Youth and Childrenswear.

She started in stores at Myer and has held various buying and planning roles, as well as Business Manager of Women’s Myer Exclusive Brands and General Manager Women’s Apparel.

Nicole has extensive knowledge of the women’s fashion industry having worked in both retail and wholesale, including at Australian Horizons, and with some of the world’s largest department store chains in the US.

Louise was appointed to the role of GGM Human Resources, Risk and Safety in August 2012, after leading the Human Resources function as General Manager and has over 18 years of industry experience. Louise is responsible for all aspects of Myer’s human resources including organisational development, recruitment and training, and employee relations, as well having accountability for risk and safety for the organisation. Louise joined Myer from the Coles Group in 2006, where she held senior roles in a number of businesses including Coles Supermarkets and Target. Louise is a director of the Myer Stores Community Fund and Chairman of the Myer Superannuation Policy Committee.

Marion was appointed Group General Counsel and Company Secretary in 2008. Marion manages the Group legal function. She is also the Company Secretary of all companies in the Group. Marion has over 20 years of corporate, commercial, dispute resolution and governance experience. Prior to joining Myer, Marion held General Counsel and Company Secretary roles in the financial services, gaming and retail industries, including with Tattersall’s and IOOF.

Marion holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University, and is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and the Australian Corporate Lawyers Association (ACLA). In 2010, Marion was awarded ACLA Australian Corporate Lawyer of the Year.

Anthony joined the business in April 2012 and was appointed General Manager IT in October 2012. Anthony has over 20 years experience, having worked in a diverse range of organisations with both in-house and outsourced IT delivery models. With a strong background in retail banking, Anthony most recently worked at Apple before joining Myer and has previously worked for EDS Australia, NAB and Commonwealth Bank. With an extensive IT background, Anthony has responsibility for development and execution of Myer’s IT strategy as an enabler of the wider business strategy.

Richard was appointed General Manager Online in February 2013. He is responsible for implementing the online strategy and driving the development of Myer’s leading omni-channel offer. Richard has significant specialist experience in developing and executing successful online strategies for a number of retail businesses for over 20 years. His most recent role was General Manager Multi-channel with the Warehouse Group (NZ), and he has also held senior online and store roles with Woolworths (NZ) and a direct to consumer online/catalogue business (Canada).