Wesfarmers announce new MD for Officeworks

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by Rachael Jones

Wesfarmers (ASX:WES) has today announced the appointment of Sarah Hunter as Managing Director of Officeworks, Australia's leading retailer and supplier of office products.

Her appointment follows a global search process and will be effective from 1 January 2019.

She succeeds Mark Ward who is retiring from this role and will become a Senior Advisor to Wesfarmers.

Sarah Hunter joined Coles in 2010 and is currently its Demerger Program Director, overseeing Coles’ implementation of the proposed demerger from Wesfarmers.

Shares in Wesfarmers (ASX:WES) are trading 1.45 per cent lower to $48.24

Rachael Jones

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Rachael comes to FNN after working for Fairfax Media covering international breaking news, including the global economy and politics. She joined FNN in February 2018. She has reported on Australia’s finance news for various organisations since 2000 and has also interviewed a number of key business players, including Bill Gates. Rachael has also worked across a number of countries, including the UK and the US.