Richard Goyder is the CEO of Wesfarmers.Richard joined the Board in July 2002. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from The University of Western Australia and completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School in 1998.He joined Wesfarmers in 1993, after working in various commercial roles at Tubemakers of Australia Limited. He has held a number of commercial positions in Wesfarmers’ Business Development Department including General Manager.In 1999, Richard was Managing Director of Wesfarmers Dalgety Limited, which subsequently became Wesfarmers Landmark Limited, a position he retained until his appointment as Finance Director of Wesfarmers Limited in 2002. He was appointed Deputy Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Wesfarmers Limited in 2004 and assumed the role of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in July 2005.Richard is a director of Gresham Partners Holdings Limited, an Australian Football League Commissioner and is a director of a number of Wesfarmers Group subsidiaries.He is a director of the Business Council of Australia and The University of Western Australia Business School Advisory Board.In February 2013, Richard was appointed Chairman of the Australian B20 (the key business advisory body to the international economic forum which includes business leaders from all G20 economies).This appointment expired in December 2014. Richard is also a member of the Centre for Workplace Leadership Advisory Group, a Council Member of the Australian Business and Community Network and Chair of JDRF Australia. He is a Fellow of AICD.
Australian retail group Wesfarmers says it is not ruling out exiting the EGM business should the government fail to push through a $1 per spin limit to slot machines nationwide. “We had a conversation at board level about this and there’s a really strong desire from both Wesfarmers and Coles to move this along and […]