6 July 2018 Luncheon

Guest Speaker:  Brad Banducci, CEO Woolworths Group

Topic:  The critical importance of purpose in the context of retail and how it is key to transformation.

Brad was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of the Woolworths Group in February 2016. Before this role he was Managing Director of Woolworths’ Food Group from March 2015 to February 2016 and he retains this responsibility. He was formerly Director of Liquor from 2012 until March 2015.

Brad joined Woolworths in 2011 after the acquisition of the Cellarmasters Group, a direct wine retail and production company. He was Chief Executive Officer of Cellarmasters from 2007 to 2011. Prior to this, he was the Chief Financial Officer and Director, and later a Non-Executive Director at Tyro Payments and a Vice President and Director with The Boston Consulting Group, where he was a core member of their retail practice for fifteen years.

Brad Banducci has a Master of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management and received Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce Degrees from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

A South African by birth, Brad moved to Australia 25 years ago. Growing up, he worked in both his mother’s and father’s retail businesses during his school and university years.

Brad’s passion outside of work is wine making and he owns an interest in a vineyard in Central Otago, New Zealand.


Date:                Friday 6 July 2018

Venue:             The Kelvin Club 14–30 Melbourne Place

(East-side of Russell Street between Little Collins & Bourke)

Time:               12:30 pm for 12:40 pm

RSVP:               COB Wednesday 4 July 2018

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT DETAILS: MEMBERS:  ($52.30) GUESTS:  ($67.30)Credit card payment and reservation can be made via https://www.trybooking.com/390902

Dress code business casual

Please advise of any dietary requirements well in advance

Due to catering requirements, payment will be required despite non-attendance or cancellation after the RSVP date

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