Wesfarmers announces three senior executive appointments

Perth, Australia, 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wesfarmers today (29 May 2017) announced three senior executive appointments as part of the Group’s leadership transition next financial year. Wesfarmers Deputy Chief Executive Officer and incoming Managing Director Rob Scott said he was pleased to be able to confirm the important leadership roles in advance of […]

Wesfarmers achieves highest result for an Australian company in food and staples sector in 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Perth, Australia, 2016-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wesfarmers has achieved its highest score in the recently released 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Index – 82 out of 100, a jump of 11 percentage points on the previous year. This is the highest result for an Australian company in the food and staples sector and two […]

Wesfarmers with 82 out of 100 score in 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Perth, Australia, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wesfarmers has achieved its highest score in the recently released 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Index – 82 out of 100, a jump of 11 percentage points on the previous year. This is the highest result for an Australian company in the food and staples sector and two points […]

Wesfarmers announces the retirement of Wesfarmers Resources Managing Director Stewart Butel

Perth, Australia, 2016-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wesfarmers today announced the forthcoming retirement of Stewart Butel, Managing Director of Wesfarmers Resources since 2006. Mr Butel will retire at the end of July, supporting a smooth leadership transition in the Resources business, which includes Wesfarmers Curragh and Wesfarmers’ 40 per cent interest in the Bengalla coal […]

Wesfarmers Managing Director Richard Goyder on Homebase acquisition: long-term value creation opportunity for Bunnings

Acquisition overview Acquisition of 100 per cent of Home Retail Group plc’s (Home Retail Group) holding in Homebase for £340 million (A$705 million)¹ Unanimously supported by the Board of Home Retail Group Expected to complete in the first quarter of calendar year 2016, subject to approval by Home Retail Group shareholders and its banking syndicate […]

Wesfarmers Limited enters into an agreement to acquire a 13.7 per cent interest in Quadrant Energy Holdings Pty Ltd

PERTH, Australia, 2015-6-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wesfarmers Limited (Wesfarmers) has entered into an agreement to acquire a 13.7 per cent interest in Quadrant Energy Holdings Pty Ltd (Quadrant Energy). Brookfield Asset Management Inc and Macquarie Capital (a division of Macquarie Group Limited) announced on 9 April 2015 an agreement to acquire Apache Corporation’s (Apache) domestic […]