Wesfarmers to replace Richard Goyder with Rob Scott

Homebase/Bunnings owner Wesfarmers has appointed Rob Scott as its next managing director.

Scott is a former Olympic rower and current Wesfarmers director.

He will take over from Richard Goyder, who is retiring in November after 12 years.  

Scott, who started at Wesfarmers in 1993, said: "The Wesfarmers approach to business is ingrained in me and provides our teams with a platform to innovate and develop world class businesses."

Wesfarmers will report half-year financial results on 15 February.

The company opened its first rebranded Bunnings in the UK in St Albans this month.


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