Mark McInnes - Chief Executive Officer
Mark McInnes was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Premier Investments Ltd. and Chief Executive Officer of Just Group, on April 4, 2011.
Mark is an experienced retailer with over 25 years of success in retail, including his most recent position as Chief Executive Officer of David Jones Ltd. In his time as CEO of David Jones, Mark turned the company into a fashion and financial success and generated in excess of $2 billion dollars of Shareholder value. When he became CEO of David Jones, the share price was $1.03 and when he left it was $4.44. In addition, the dividend per share had grown from 6c a share to 28c a share.
Mark holds a Master of Business Administration from Melbourne University.
Colette Garnsey - Executive Director
Ms Garnsey was recently appointed Core Brands Director at Premier Investments, previously Group General Manager at Pacific Brands.
She has had over 30 years' experience in retail and was formerly in senior management at David Jones Limited for over 20 years, most recently holding the position of Group General Manager. She is a board member of Australian Wool Innovation Limited (since 2011), the L'Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival (since 2006), a Committee member of the TCF Innovation Council (since 2010) and a judge of the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year.
Ms Garnsey has also had five years manufacturing, wholesale and distribution experience and spent three years in consultancy across design, retail and manufacturing for various companies within the textile, clothing and retail industries in addition to spending three years as an Advisory Board member of the CSIRO TCF&L Sector Advisory Committee.
David Bull - Fast Fashion Director
David became Director of Fast Fashion in July 2009 and is responsible for two of our fast fashion brands being Dotti and Portmans.
David held the position of Merchandising Director - Casualwear since December 2006 to July 2009 responsible for the Just Jeans, Jay Jays and Dotti Casualwear Brands. Previously David was the General Manager Merchandising Casualwear since September 2005 having been General Manager Merchandising for Just Jeans since July 2002.
Karen Russell - Group General Manager, Jacqui E
Karen joined the Just Group in August 2011 as the Group General Manager, Jacqui E.
Karen has 27 years of experience in retail. Prior to joining the Just Group, her previous roles include management positions in retail and buying with Myer, Myer Direct and Target across various apparel categories.
Her most recent role being Business Manager of Ladieswear for Target and Target Country Australia.
Judy Coomber - Group General Manager, Peter Alexander
Judy Coomber joined the Just Group in March, 2013.
Judy has over 30 years experience in Retail. Her most recent role was Group General Manager with Myer responsible for the buying teams covering Womenswear, Childrenswear, Intimate Apparel, Footwear & Accessories, and Cosmetics. She has extensive experience in brand management and direct sourcing. She has spent time in New Zealand managing the menswear chain Hallensteins and for 5 years was on the board of Ezibuy.
John Cheston - Managing Director, Smiggle
John spent 17 years with Marks and Spencer starting on their retail cadetship and during this time fulfilled roles in retail operations and buying and merchandising. In 2000 John relocated to Hong Kong to take up a position as Buying and Sourcing Director for the company and then in 2003 became Asia Pacific Managing Director, responsible for all of the Marks and Spencer wholly owned stores in the territory.
In January 2005, John joined Robinsons PLC as their group CEO, a company which was then listed on the Singapore Exchange. In addition to the two Robinsons department stores in Singapore, the company also owned the John Little department store chain as well as the Marks and Spencer franchise for Singapore and Malaysia markets.
In 2010, John moved to Australia to take up the role as CEO of Country Road before moving on to Webster Holdings, a Sydney based company whose brands are Jigsaw, David Lawrence and Marcs. John then returned to Melbourne in October 2012 to join the Just Group as Group General Manager of Smiggle.
Martin Hourigan - Group General Manager, Commercial
Martin joined The Just Group in June 2011 as Group General Manager – Commercial.
Martin has 20 years retail experience, most recently working with David Jones for ten years in a number of General Management roles in financial services, merchandise, property and the establishment of the company’s highly successful non-merchandise procurement programme.
Martin holds a Master of Business Administration from AGSM and is also a qualified CPA.
Georgia Chewing - Group General Manager, Internet and Marketing
Georgia joined the Just Group in January 2012 in the position of Group General Manager Internet and Marketing and is responsible for the company's Internet business including management of all Branded sites as well as cross-functional integration across Merchandise, IT and fulfilment. In addition Georgia is responsible for the Brand Marketing Strategies and operations.
Georgia has 15 years retail experience. Prior to joining the Just Group, and most recently, Georgia has held various senior management positions at David Jones within their Marketing and Internet business units.
Georgia holds a Bachelor of Marketing Management from MGSM
Jason McVicar - Group General Manager, Retail
Jason McVicar joined the Just Group in January 2013 as Group General Manager - Retail.
In this role, Jason's primary responsibility is to manage the portfolio of stores within the groups core brands: Just Jeans, Jay Jays, Jacqui E, Portmans and Dotti, across Australia and New Zealand. Jason is a career retail operator with his previous role being General Manager of Stores Operations at David Jones, with key accountabilities for sales, shrink, cost control, service and talent management. With over 20 years experience in retail, Jason has extensive leadership and operational skills.
Josh Molloy - Global Head of Property
Josh joined the Just Group Property Department in February 2010 and was appointed as Group General Manager - Property in September 2011.
Josh has over 15 years of experience in the Retail Property Sector across a number of international markets including Australia, United Kingdom, Singapore & New Zealand, including appointments with Westfield, AMP and The City of Westminster.
In his role Josh is responsible for overseeing the Groups Global Real Estate Strategy across all markets and brands, which includes Leasing, Store Design & Project Management.
Josh holds a Bachelor of Property from the University of Auckland.
Rose Phillips - Group General Manager, People and Culture
Rose joined the Just Group in May 2012 as Group General Manager People and Culture.
Rose has over twenty years experience in Retail Human Resources and is responsible for Recruitment and Talent Management, Employee Relations and Advisory Services, Organisational and Learning Development.
Her most recent roles prior to joining the Just Group were General Manager, Human Resources at Target Australia and General Manager, Human Resources at Officeworks.
Greg Cookson - Group General Manager, Supply Chain and Logistics
Greg joined the Just Group in September 2006 as NZ Distribution Manager and was appointed Group General Manager of Supply Chain and Logistics in February 2015.
Greg has over 15 years’ experience in Supply chain over various industries including manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, retail and third party logistics providers.
In this role, Greg is responsible for managing the end to end movement of stock both domestically and internationally in line with business strategies and requirements.
Greg holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Miami University and a Diploma of Logistics and Transport from Massey University.
Frank De Sa - Chief Information Officer
Frank is the Chief Information Officer for the Just Group and responsible for technology strategy and operations across 7 brands and over 1,000 retail stores and Brand based online stores fulfilling customer orders from Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom distribution centres.
After spending almost 20 years working in the software vendor, systems integration and management consulting community, Frank joined Just Group in 2010 to oversee new technology evaluation and implementation and managed the successful introduction of Just Group's first business intelligence platform and the successful replacement of the Group's eCommerce platform. In 2012 Frank was appointed to the position of General Manager, IT and later CIO with the added responsibility of overseeing technology requirements for global expansion.
Frank is passionate about instilling a 'can do' culture in IT and together with an exceptional team works as a trusted advisor to the Just Group business.
Adrian Barrett - General Manager, Sourcing - Core Brands
Adrian, a fluent Mandarin speaker, has approximately 20 years experience working for International Brands and retailers and lived in China and Hong Kong for over 15 years prior to returning to Australia.
His role is responsible for managing the supply base and developing sourcing strategies for the core brands with the brand General Managers. The role also oversees the Just Group Bangladesh team located in Dhaka and the area of ethical sourcing.
Adrian's most recent roles prior to joining the Just Group have been as General Manager of Sourcing and Compliance at Target Australia and General Manager Pacific Brands Asia based in Hong Kong.
Matt McCormack - Group General Manager, Just Jeans
Matthew joined The Just Group as Group General Manager Just Jeans in July 2013.
Matthew has over 20 years retail experience working in Australia & abroad. Prior to joining the Just Group, Matthew spent seven years in London working in senior leadership roles; his most recent role as Buying Director for Fashion at John Lewis where his responsibilities included all Clothing, Beauty, Accessories & Footwear. Before working in London, Matthew held various senior buying roles at David Jones.
Matthew holds a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) from RMIT.
Linda Whitehead - Group General Manager, Jay Jays
Linda joined the Just Group in October 2015 as Group General Manager of the Jay Jays Brand.
Linda has over twenty-years of experience in retail and buying roles across Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Her previous roles include senior management positions with Levi’s, Hallenstein Glassons and Specialty Fashion Group.
Her most recent role was as General Manager of the Crossroads Brand for Australia and New Zealand.
Dianna Young - General Manager, Marketing
Dianna joined the Just Group in January 2012 in the position of General Manager Marketing and is responsible for the Brand Marketing Strategies and Programs within the group's core brands; Just Jeans, Jay Jays, Jacqui E, Portmans and Dotti, across Australia and New Zealand. With over 20 years marketing experience in London, Australia and New Zealand, the last 10 in retail, including various senior management positions at David Jones within their Marketing unit, Dianna has extensive leadership and marketing skills.
Dianna holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from, Victoria University, Wellington. Diploma in Marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing, London.