Friday, 25 July 2014: Julie Coates, Director of Business Transformation, has decided to leave Woolworths Limited (Woolworths) to pursue other career opportunities.
Ms Coates has served across Woolworths in a variety of roles over the last 12 years.
Since October last year, Julie has led the Business Transformation agenda, establishing the strategy and roadmap for Mercury 2 and the next phase in supply chain innovation.
She has also been Human Resources Director, Chief Logistics Officer and was Director of BIG W from 2008 to 2013.
Ms Coates will leave Woolworths in coming months. She will remain a member of the Hydrox Board (Woolworths’ Home Improvement joint venture Board with Lowe’s) until the end of the year.
Woolworths CEO Grant O’Brien thanked Ms Coates for her significant contribution to the Company over many years and wished her well in her future career.