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The Power of Purpose in Strategy & Culture
The Power of Purpose in Strategy & Culture

Fri, 13 Oct


The Kelvin Club

The Power of Purpose in Strategy & Culture

Doug Jones, Group Chief Executive, Metcash

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Time & location

13 Oct 2023, 12:30 pm

The Kelvin Club, 14-30 Melbourne Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

About the speaker

Doug Jones is an experienced executive with extensive wholesale, retail and eCommerce experience. He spent 14 years with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed Massmart group which is majority-owned by Walmart Inc. It has leading market positions in wholesale food, liquor, home improvement and general merchandise.

Before joining Metcash Doug was CEO and Senior Vice President of Massmart Wholesale, which includes ‘big box’ format food, liquor, and general merchandise stores serving retail, commercial and wholesale customers; cash and carry stores; buying groups that service wholesale and independent retail customers; and a number of eCommerce platforms.

Doug is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has previously held senior finance positions in Makro SA, Amalgamated Beverages Industries Limited and The South African Breweries, all in Johannesburg, CocaCola Enterprises in Canada, and Deloitte in both Canada and South Africa.

He’s also a keen amateur athlete, having completed numerous ultra-marathons and a few Ironmans, together with a few hours on the bike, mostly in support of charities close to his heart.

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