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Holly Kramer

"People and culture are critical to business success, especially in the face of challenging business conditions"

Holly Kramer is the Deputy Chairman of Australia Post and a Non-Executive Director on the Boards of Woolworths, AMP Ltd. and 2XU. She also sits on the boards of the GO (Goodes-O’Loughlin) Foundation, community-owned telco Southern Phones and the Finance and Investment Committee for Western Sydney University.


In her executive career, Holly was the CEO of apparel retailer Best & Less, where she was responsible for transforming the business and returning it to growth and profitability. In that role, she was responsible for approximately 200 stores and 4300 employees across Australia.


Prior to Best & Less, she was an executive at Pacific Brands, running the Workwear and Homewares Divisions, and Telstra, where she held the roles of Group Managing Director – Product Management and Chief of Marketing. She has also held management positions at ecorp Ltd and Ford Motor Company (in Australia and the US).


Holly has a BA with Honours in Economics and Political Science from Yale University and an MBA from Georgetown University. She is also a member of Chief Executive Women.