Joined the Board: 2006
Committee: Strategic Planning and Finance
Roger is the retired CEO and Group Managing Director of Woolworths Limited, the largest retail company in Australia, where he served from 1990 to 2006. Roger also serves on the boards of numerous other companies. He is a director of the Reserve Bank of Australia. He is chairman of Fairfax Media Limited (a major Australian newspaper, magazine and internet publisher), where he also serves as chairman of the Nominations Committee and formerly served as chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee.
He is a director and non-executive chairman of Mayne Pharma Group Limited, an Australian specialist pharmaceutical company, and a former member of the Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership. He is a former founding director of Outback Stores, a commercial venture supported by the government to provide retail facilities for communities in remote Australia. He is also the former chairman of CIES Food Business Forum (France).
Roger is chairman of the Salvation Army Advisory Board
and a member of the Dean’s Advisory Group of the Faculty of Medicine at the
University of Sydney.