Grant Thornton Australia is pleased to welcome Liz Webster as its newest Partner in the Management Consulting and Retail teams.
Liz is an exceptional senior retail executive with national and international experience in merchandise and category leadership, supply chain transformation, retail operations, and marketing within the FMCG, health, beauty, fashion, footwear and accessories sectors. She is passionate about retail and committed to delivering operational and supply chain success that provides true customer value across an organisation.
Liz Webster said: “Following 18 months of disruption in retail, I want to help clients make sense of what is happening in the marketplace right now, and also to predict future trends. I have extensive retail knowledge and a vast network of retail contacts, and I’ll utilise both to bring another layer of expertise and skill set to the group. It really excites me to work as part of the Retail team at Grant Thornton to provide deep insights and take solutions out to clients.”
Known as an influential leader focused on mentoring talent and growing future leaders to execute strategic change and deliver performance excellence, Liz will also foster the development of women within Grant Thornton.
“Personally and professionally, I’m dedicated to supporting and advocating for women in their journey at Grant Thornton. My aim is to empower women to reach and extend themselves,” Liz continued.
Jamie Downs, Partner & National Head of Management Consulting at Grant Thornton, said: “Having Liz on our team directly meets the needs of the retail industry. She has a strong and successful history in merchandise and category management and customer analytics to drive revenue growth, optimise business profitability, and increase market-share across department store, pharmacy, convenience store and e-commerce channels. Her experience is impeccable, we know Liz delivers results, and we are lucky to have her in a leadership position within the Retail group.”
Liz has worked in Retail for over 12 years in senior management roles for leading Australian and international retailers including Myer, Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (owner of Priceline), as a Senior Consultant with xAct Solutions, and also has an extensive background in media selling and buying.
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