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Roger Corbett AO, Chairman, Fairfax Media, 11 October

CEO BOARDROOM

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Roger Corbett has been involved in the retail industry for over 40 years. In 1984 Roger joined the Board of David Jones Australia as Director of Operations. In 1990 he was appointed to the Board of Woolworths Limited and to the position of Managing Director of BIG W Australia. Over the next 10 years Roger subsequently, in addition to his new role as Deputy Group Managing Director, held the positions of Managing Director  Retail, Chief Operating Officer and CEO-elect. On 1 January 1999, Roger was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Woolworths Limited, where he retired in 2006.

Rogers current Executive and Board responsibilities include:

" Chairman, Fairfax Media Limited
" Member of the Board of Directors of the Reserve Bank of Australia
" Member of the Board of Directors of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
" Chairman, PrimeAg Australia Limited
" Chairman, Mayne Pharma Group Limited
" Chairman, Salvation Army Advisory Board, Australian Eastern Territory


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