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Woolworths Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail stores in South Africa, Rest of Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. It operates in seven segments: Woolworths Fashion, Beauty and Home, Woolworths Food, Woolworths Logistics, David Jones, Country Road Group, Woolworths Financial Services, and Treasury. The company offers clothing, homeware, beauty, and other lifestyle products, as well as operates as a department store clothing retailer. It also provides financial products and services, such as store cards, credit cards, and personal loans. In addition, the company is involved in cash and debt management, property development, and logistics activities. It operates approximately 626 WSA stores in South Africa and 86 stores in the rest of Africa. Woolworths Holdings Limited was founded in 1931 and is headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa.

woolworths holdings ltd (WHL) Top Compensated Officers

Group CEO & Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: R19.1M
Group Finance Director & Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: R5.8M
Group COO & Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: R6.6M
Executive Director & CEO of Woolworths South ...
Total Annual Compensation: R7.8M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2018.
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Woolworths Holdings Limited Appoints Belinda Earl as an Independent Non-Executive Director

Woolworths Holdings Limited announced the appointment of Ms Belinda Earl as an independent non-executive director of WHL with effect from 1 July 2019. Belinda has over 30 years' experience in fashion, general merchandise and design. Her executive career included roles at Marks and Spencer (M&S) with the most recent being Style Director. She was the CEO of Jaeger, a premium British fashion brand until 2011, and CEO of the department store group Debenhams Plc from 2000 to 2003. She joined the Board of Debenhams Plc in 1999 after a career of fifteen years in the group. Over that time, Belinda held roles in buying and merchandising and as Trading Director with accountability for various business segments. She started her career as a graduate trainee at Harrods and held her first management positions there.

Woolworths Holdings Limited Announces Appointment of David Kneale and Thembisa Skweyiya as Independent Non-Executive Directors

Woolworths Holdings Limited announced the appointments of Mr. David Kneale and Ms Thembisa Skweyiya as independent non-executive directors of WHL with effect from 11 March 2019. David has over forty years of local and international retail experience in senior leadership and executive roles. Most recently he served as Chief Executive Officer of Clicks Group Limited from 2006 until 2019. Previously, David has worked at Boots plc where he was a member of the executive committee and held senior positions in the retail area, served as Chief Commercial Officer and as managing director of International Retail Development. Thembisa brings a wealth of skills to the Board. She has extensive Corporate Finance expertise, having served at Citigroup and Nedbank Capital and being a member of the board of Rothschild (South Africa) (Proprietary) Limited as a non-executive director. Thembisa has risk, audit, social and ethics and sustainability committee experience at both public and private companies. She is currently a non-executive director on the boards of Imperial private companies. She is currently a non-executive director on the boards of Imperial Logistics Limited, Liberty Holdings Limited, Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Proprietary) Limited and Jonsson Workwear (Proprietary) Limited and serves as a trustee of The Victor Diatz Foundation. She previously served on the boards of ABSA Bank Limited, Telkom SOC Limited and Famous Brands Limited.

Woolworths Holdings Limited Announces Unaudited Group Earnings Results for the Twenty Sixth Weeks Ended December 23, 2018

Woolworths Holdings Limited announced unaudited group earnings results for the twenty sixth weeks ended December 23, 2018. For the period, the company reported revenue was ZAR 37,016 million compared to ZAR 36,147 million for the same period year ago. Turnover was ZAR 36,015 million compared to ZAR 35,174 million for the same period year ago. Operating profit was ZAR 2,976 million compared to ZAR 3,133 million for the same period year ago. Profit for the period ZAR 1,893 million compared to loss of ZAR 4,860 million for the same period year ago. Earnings per share was 197.5 cents compared to loss per share of 505.9 cents a year ago. Diluted earnings per share was 196 cents compared to diluted loss per share of 503.1 cents a year ago.


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