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