New MD for Woolworths NZ

Date : 20 January 2016

Woolworths has appointed Dave Chambers as the new managing director of Progressive Enterprises in New Zealand.

Chambers returns to previous role after one year in Australia

Chambers will return to New Zealand having previously headed up Progressive Enterprises from 2001 to January 2015. Chambers will move from his current role as Director of Woolworths Supermarkets in Australia, taking over from Pat McEntree, the current acting managing director. It is planned that McEntree will move to Australia and take up a senior role in the Woolworths Food Unit. Progressive operates 183 stores in New Zealand under the Countdown banner.