Ian Morrice has over three decades of retail experience as Managing Director, Trading Director and Retail Director for some of the UK’s leading retailers, including The Kingfisher Group and Dixons Retail. Ian was Group CEO and Managing Director of New Zealand’s Warehouse Group. Ian is a former Non-executive Director of Myer Holdings and advisor to the Board of Spotlight Retail Group.
Brad brings a wealth of corporate experience and acumen to Metcash. Prior to joining Metcash, Brad was the Chief Financial Officer of David Jones and prior to that Lendlease. Brad has managed complex finance portfolios and directed all aspects of the finance function. His other senior financial roles have included Chief Financial Officer at BAA McArthur Glen Limited in the United Kingdom and Director of Finance at UK listed electrical retailer, Thorn plc. Brad is a Chartered Accountant having worked with PwC in both London and Johannesburg.
Steven Cain brings considerable food retail and business experience, both locally and internationally, from his roles with Coles, Asda (UK), Pacific Equity Partners and ITV (UK).
Between 2003 and 2005, Mr Cain was Group Managing Director with responsibility for Coles Supermarkets, Coles Central Convenience Stores and Express Petrol Stations, Coles Online, Liquorland and Vintage Cellars. During his time at Coles comparative sales and EBIT increased significantly. Mr Cain was also a key executive involved in the turnaround of Asda in the UK. His roles over six years included Group Marketing Director, Store Development Director, Grocery Trading Director and Own Brand Controller. His early career in the UK also included roles at Bain and Kingfisher.
Since 2005 Mr Cain has held Operating Director, Portfolio Company Chairman and advisory roles across FMCG, retail, media and private equity organisations in Australia, Europe, Asia and the USA.
Mark Laidlaw joined IGA Distribution in April 2001 as Commercial Manager, Victoria and was promoted to General Manager, Victoria in July 2004. He was appointed CEO of Mitre 10 Australia in May 2010 and has extensive experience in general management, sales, operations and commercial management. Prior to joining Metcash Mark worked for Mobil Oil for 18 years in a range of senior position including National Commercial Manager, National Property Manager and Marketing Manager including 4 years in Mobil’s international division in London, France and Germany.
Scott began his career with Metcash in the ALM business 21 years ago. His areas of experience cover warehousing operations and management, sales, retail operations, state general management and marketing management.