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Woolworths Limited (WOW.AX)

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Woolworths Limited

1 Woolworths Way
Bella Vista, NSW 2153
61 2 8885 0000

IndustryGrocery Stores
Full Time Employees205,000

Key Executives

Mr. Bradford Leon Banducci BCom (Acc), LLB, MBAChief Exec. Officer, Managing Director and Exec. Director2.03MN/AN/A
Mr. David Paul MarrChief Financial Officer and Member of Group Exec. Committee1.23MN/AN/A
Dr. Richard Dammery B.A. (Hons), LL.B. (Monash), Ph.D.(Cantab.)Chief Legal Officer and Company Sec.1.34MN/AN/A
Mr. Martin SmithManaging Director of Endeavour Drinks Group and Member of Group Exec. Committee742.01kN/AN/A
Mr. James GothChief Strategy Officer and Member of Group Exec. CommitteeN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in AUD.


Woolworths Limited engages in the retail operations. The company operates through Australian Food and Petrol, New Zealand Supermarkets, Endeavour Drinks Group, BIGW, and Hotels segments. The Australian Food and Petrol segment engages in the procurement and resale of food and petroleum products to customers in Australia. It operates 992 Woolworths supermarkets, 5 Thomas Dux stores, and 530 petrol canopies. The New Zealand Supermarkets segment is involved in the procurement and resale of food and liquor products to customers in New Zealand. It operates 184 Countdown supermarkets. The Endeavour Drinks Group segment procures and resells liquor products to customers in Australia. This segment operates 1,486 liquor stores under the Dan Murphy’s and BWS brands; and 2 Summergate stores. It also operates the Cellarmasters, Langtons, and winemarket.com.au online platforms. The BIGW segment procures and resells discount general merchandise products to customers in Australia. It operates 186 BIGW stores. The Hotels segment offers leisure and hospitality services, including food and alcohol, accommodation, entertainment, and gaming in Australia. This segment operates 331 hotels, such as bars, dining, gaming, accommodation, and venue hire operations. The company also retails apparel and homeware products through catalogues, online, a call centre, and five EziBuy stores; and provides financial services, including credit cards, reloadable MasterCards, and gift cards. Woolworths Limited was founded in 1924 and is based in Bella Vista, Australia.

Corporate Governance

Woolworths Limited’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 1, 2017 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 7.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.