Bernie Brookes AM is an experienced Australian executive, chief executive and chair with substantial expertise in retail, supply chain management, wholesale operations and IT systems. He has more than four decades of business management experience.
Mr Brookes was a senior executive at Woolworths, chief executive of Myer Holdings for nine years and Edcon South Africa for three years.
In 2013, Mr Brookes was inducted into the Australian Retailers Association Hall of Fame. In 2016, he was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia and the United Nations 'He for She' South African Award, and was CEO of the Year Africa Sub Sahara in 2017.