ABOUT

CEO

Forum

  • The ARA’s CEO Forum provides the retail industry with a platform of thought leadership on macro trends and issues affecting the sector.
     

  • The Forum consists of CEOs and nominated executives from across Australia’s largest retailers.

 

  • Participating members act in an advisory capacity to facilitate a united, integrated approach to issues in a dynamic retail environment.

Achievements

The Forum was formed amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and facilitated the development of a unified retail industry voice to: 

  • Ensure an integrated approach to government in a dynamic crisis environment. 

  • Advise on and maximise the effectiveness of communications with ARA members and stakeholders.

  • Proactively inform the agenda of the ARA in lobbying of state and federal governments

  • Strengthen the corporate social responsibility of retail members, and of the wider industry, at a time of crisis. 

COMMITTEE CHAIR

Richard Murray 

CEO, JB Hi-Fi 

Key Recent Issues

  • COVID-19 Crisis Response & Recovery 

  • Input to economic support packages and programs 

  • Wages policy 

  • Corporate social responsibility 

  • Macro trends and changes in retail 

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CONTACT US

1300 368 041

Level 1,  112 Wellington Pde

East Melbourne

3002

The ARA acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct our business. ARA respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present.