Brad Banducci is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Woolworths Limited.
Mr Banducci is also currently Managing Director of Woolworths Food Group and will continue to act in that role pending a new appointment. Prior to this, Brad was Managing Director of the Woolworths Liquor Group from 2011 to February 2015.
Brad joined Woolworths in 2011 after the acquisition of the Cellarmasters Group, a wine direct retail and production company. Brad was Chief Executive Officer of Cellarmasters from 2007 to 2011.
Prior to this, Brad was the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Tyro Payments and a Vice President and Managing Director with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where he was a core member of their retail practice for 15 years. In his time at BCG he worked on a number of acquisitions and improvement programs with many of the world's leading retailers.
Brad has a Master of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management and received Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
A South African by birth, Brad moved to Australia 25 years ago. Brad has retail in his blood. Growing up, he worked in both his mother's and father's retail businesses during his school and university years.
Brad's passion outside of work is wine making and he owns an interest in a winery in Central Otago, New Zealand.