AICD Sunshine Coast Business Breakfast


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AICD Sunshine Coast Business Breakfast - What's behind the Myer Transformation? Friday 4 July - $49.50 Members $55 non members - Twin Waters Golf Club - 7:15am - 9:00am Guest speaker: Bernie Brookes, Chief Executive - Officer, Myer Pty Limited.  Bernie will share the key insights that have led Myer to once again be the preeminent retail chain in Australia.  Register via phone, fax or email through the AICD QLD Division, AICD, GPO Box 73, Brisbane QLD 4001, Tel: (07) 3222 5500 Fax: (07) 3012 8328 E: qld@companydirectors.com.au.  See attached flyer for more information.

AICD SUNSHINE COAST BUSINESS BREAKFAST

Guest speaker: Bernie Brookes, Chief Executive Officer, Myer Pty Limited

Myer has undergone significant transformation since the new owners took control in June 2006. It was previously part of Coles Myer and making two cents in the dollar. Myer has already tripled profits and today have growth plans to build it to a $5b business.

Through his content-rich presentation, Bernie will share the key insights that have led Myer to once again be the preeminent retail chain in Australia. He will cover issues such as dealing with ownership change, developing and implementing a new strategic vision, cultural change, improved customer service, implementing new HR capabilities, and developing a world class supply chain strategy, the transformation and drivers that has started a journey to revitalise the retail icon.

Bernie is a dynamic speaker and the knowledge he has to impart is both highly valuable and relevant to businesses of various sizes across all sectors.

About the speaker

Bernie Brookes is a 30-year retail veteran and has significant retail experience.  Bernie's experience includes leading a multi-divisional organisation during significant periods of change and reengineering.

He was a chief engineer of Woolworth's Project Refresh and became Director of Marketing for the group after performing roles across all areas of the Group. He has been the CEO of Myer Limited since June 2006 and has managed the carve out from the Coles Group and the rebuilding of the Myer business under new owners

Having worked in three states across all major divisions, he has an excellent grasp of a variety of areas of senior management. He has significant international experience, undertaking roles in India and China and has also been a management director for the Woolworth's Group.

Downloadable: 'WHAT'S BEHIND THE MYER TRANSFORMATION?' Flyer
Date: Friday, 4 July 2008
Venue: Twin Waters Golf Club, Ocean Drive, Twin Waters
Time: 7:15am - 9:00am
Cost: (incl GST) $49.50 Member, $55.00 Non-member, $495.00 Table of ten
RSVP: Friday, 27 June 2008
Enquiries: Libby Jensen, Regional Events & Member, Services Executive, 1300 730 955
CPD: 1.25 hours

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