What you need to know about the new Woolworths CEO, who's from Joburg and runs Levi's in the US

2020-01-14 16:23

In a month's time, Woolworths will have a new CEO: the 55-year old Roy Bagattini.

Woolworths CEO resigns, Levi Strauss exec to replace him

2020-01-14 08:24

Roy Bagattini, the president of Levi Strauss' American operations, has been named the new CEO of Woolworths.

'I regret the price, and buying it at that time.' Woolworths CEO considered resigning over Australia woes

2019-08-30 12:50

Woolworths Chief Executive Officer Ian Moir said his critics have a point when they say he made a mistake with a $2bn swoop for Australia’s David Jones chain five years ago - but insists the worst is over.

CEO of Woolworths's David Jones resigns

2019-02-07 09:09

Woolworths said in a note to shareholders that the CEO of David Jones, an Australian subsidiary of Woolworths, has resigned.

Ubuntu Baba owner: 'I'm not happy with Woolworths apology'

2019-01-11 14:15

Ubuntu Baba owner Shannon McLaughlin says she is not happy with Woolworths's apology earlier this week and has requested to speak to CEO Ian Moir.

Woolworths CEO: We don't have monopoly on premium food market

2017-08-24 18:17

Woolworths does not have a monopoly on the premium food market, but it is passionate about this sector and knows how to do it well, CEO Ian Moir tells Fin24.

Protests have had little effect - Woolies CEO

2015-09-23 20:01

Pro-Palestinian activists’ protests against Woolworths have had little effect on fundraising efforts with US singer Pharrell Williams, the retailer’s CEO said on Wednesday.

Woolworths AGM disrupted by protest

2014-11-26 15:24

The annual general meeting of Woolworths has been disrupted by shareholders demonstrating against the retailer’s ties with Israel.

Woolies CEO takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

Watch how Woolworths CEO Ian Moir take the Ice Bucket Challenge using grey water sourced from a stream that runs under the group's headquarters.

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Court gives Woolies go-ahead on David Jones

2014-07-17 08:57

The Federal Court of Australia has approved Woolworths' takeover of David Jones, the South African retailer says.


Woolworths shares rally 9% on news of Ian Moir's ouster

2020-01-14 13:37

The retailer's share price jumped on news that a top Levi Strauss executive would be taking over as CEO in mid-February.

Woolworths CEO has now been paid R190m since a disastrous deal Down Under

2019-09-30 11:28

While Woolworths represents almost two-thirds of the group's revenue, Ian Moir will now be based in Australia.

Woolworths CEO Moir under pressure as Australian dream fades

2019-02-21 08:44

Woolworths CEO Ian Moir has to use his first-half earnings to convince investors that his plan to create a southern hemisphere retail giant can succeed

Ubuntu Baba's biggest challenge could be its golden opportunity

2019-01-12 16:01

A small business's run-in with a heavyweight retailer like Woolworths may be its biggest challenge yet, but the founder and owner of Ubuntu Baba Shannon McLaughlin is hopeful to swing the situation to something positive.

We are clear on mistakes and how to fix them - Woolworths CEO

2018-08-25 07:15

The Woolworths group says it is clear on what mistakes have been made during the past financial year, but also knows how to fix these, the CEO tells Fin24.

Woolworths expects tax hikes for high earners

2016-02-16 18:21

Woolworths expects an announcement on personal tax hikes in next week's national budget, the retailer's chief executive says, a move that would mostly hit its well-heeled shoppers.

Activist group welcomes new Woolies CEO, but...

2015-09-04 15:15

Activist group BDS SA has welcomed two recent decisions by Woolworths, but cautions the company against what it regards as "window-dressing and hypocrisy".

CEOs in on Ice Bucket Challenge

2014-09-02 17:31

Business leaders are also taking the Ice Bucket Challenge with Woolworths CEO Ian Moir nominating bosses Maria Ramos and Doug Murray.

Woolworths Country Road offer now unconditional

2014-07-25 14:30

Woolworths Holdings has announced that it has achieved over 90% relevant interest in Country Road and its offer is now unconditional.

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