Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Board's principal objective is to maintain and increase shareholder value while ensuring that the overall activities of Woolworths Limited are properly managed.

The Board’s role is to represent and serve the interests of shareholders by overseeing and appraising the Company’s strategy, policies and performance.

The Board has adopted a Board Charter which sets out how its role, powers and responsibilities are exercised, having regard to principles of good corporate governance, international best practice and applicable laws.

  • Gordon Cairns - Chairman

    Gordon Cairns - Chairman

    Gordon Cairns is a Member of the Nomination Committee, People Policy Committee, Sustainability Committee and the Audit, Risk Management and Compliance Committee.

  • Brad Banducci - Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

    Brad Banducci - Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

    Brad Banducci has a Master of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management and received Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Commerce Degrees from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Brad was appointed Managing Director and Chief...

  • Jillian Broadbent, AO

    Jillian Broadbent, AO

    Jillian Broadbent is a member of the Audit, Risk Management and Compliance Committee (since February 2011) and the Nomination Committee.

  • Holly Kramer

    Holly Kramer

    Holly Kramer has a BA with Honours in Economics and Political Science from Yale University and an MBA from Georgetown University. Ms Kramer has more than 20 years’ experience in general management, marketing and sales including roles at the Ford...

  • Siobhan McKenna

    Siobhan McKenna

    B.Ec. (Hons), MPHIL Siobhan McKenna has a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degree from the Australian National University as well as a Master of Philosophy (International Relations) from Cambridge University. Ms McKenna is currently a Director of Ten...

  • Scott Perkins

    Scott Perkins

    Scott Perkins is a Member of the Audit, Risk Management and Compliance Committee, the Sustainability Committee and Nomination Committee.

  • Kathee Tesija

    Kathee Tesija

    Kathryn (Kathee) Tesija has a Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Merchandising from the University of Wisconsin, USA. Ms Tesija has extensive retailing experience in the US market, particularly in merchandising and supply chain management. In her executive...

  • Michael Ullmer

    Michael Ullmer

    Michael Ullmer is Chair of the Audit, Risk Management and Compliance Committee (since March 2012 and a member since January 2012). He is also a member of the Nomination Committee.

  • Richard Dammery - Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary

    Richard Dammery - Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary

    Richard Dammery was appointed Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary on 1 September 2014. Prior to this, he was a senior corporate partner with law firm Minter Ellison Lawyers.

  • Board Charter