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"“The most effective leaders are those with one particular key attribute, that of self-awareness. Great leaders know their strengths and weaknesses. They play to their strengths. They are aware of the executive shadow they cast and the impact it has on the people that surround them.”"
As the Head of Retail for Global Real Estate/QIC, Australia’s second largest retail funds manager, Megan brings her years of expertise working at executive level within Myer and Unilever to a new market.
Through her various executive roles over 22 years, Megan has developed outstanding skills in strategic development, operational management, mergers and acquisitions and Brand Management.
Megan worked across several areas including merchandise, supply chain, human resources, store development and marketing since joining Myer in June 2006. Her outstanding work led her to win the CEO’s Award for Excellence in 2007 and the Chairman’s Award for Excellence in 2008.
Megan served as Director of Store Concepts and Design at Myer and as part of this role, oversaw the re-development of the flagship Myer Melbourne store. As Group General Manager of Marketing & Brand Development, Megan was responsible for advertising and direct marketing, visual merchandising, public relations and events, Emporium magazine, myer.com.au, and social media, as well as brand strategy. After Sass & Bide was purchased outright by Myer, Megan was appointed as Managing Director for Sass & Bide and group general manager Myer Freestanding Stores.
Prior to joining Myer, she held senior sales and marketing roles within fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies including ten years spent at Unilever, before working for several years as a Consultant to FMCG companies and Woolworths.Download PDF