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Coles

Notable People

NamePositionYear Started
John Durkan
John Durkan
Senior Advisor (since Sept 2018); (MD 2014-2018)2008
Roger Sniezek
Roger Sniezek
Digital & Financial Services Director (from 2015)2011
James Graham
James Graham
Non-Executive Chair2018
David Cheesewright
David Cheesewright
Non-Executive Director2018
Jacqueline Chow
Jacqueline Chow
Non-Executive Director2018
Richard Freudenstein
Richard Freudenstein
Non-Executive Director2018
Steven Cain
Steven Cain
Chief Executive2018
Melissa Osterhage
Melissa Osterhage
Marketing Manager2018
* Most Senior WA Executive

Past Employees

NamePositionYear StartedYear Ended
Daniel Fingland Manager, Working Capital & Transformation 20162017
Jenny Bryant HR & Business Development Director20112016
Tony Phillips General Manager, Marketing Communications (since 2013)20072014
Lisa Sheehan HR Business Partner, Merchandise20122013
Ann Robinson WA Zone Finance Manager20082010
Kerrina Chadwick General Manager, Group Communication & Government Relations19932008
Richard Dammery General Counsel, Company Secretary20052007
Daniel Ellis Corporate Affairs Advisor20052007
Lisa Deramond Project Manager; Compliance Manager, Business Commitments19992006
Steven Cain Group Managing Director20032005
Tony Kolker Shop Assistant19851993
Belinda Hutchinson Non-Executive Director2005
Patricia Akopiantz Non-Executive Director2001

M&A Deals

AnnouncedBidderTargetTransaction TypeTotal Value
16/03/18ColesWesfarmersDemerger$0>>
03/04/07WesfarmersColesCash and Scrip$20,000.0m>>

Biography

Coles is one of Australia’s two dominant supermarket chains, along with Woolworths. Coles also includes major bottleshop chains Liquorland, First Choice and Vintage Cellars. In April of 2007 Wesfarmers announced a takeover bid for the Coles Group, which was completed in November of that year. The former Coles Group also included such businesses as Kmart, Target, and Officeworks.
Biography last updated 25 Sep 2017

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