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Wesfarmers — a diversified corporation From its origins in 1914 as a Western Australian farmers'​ cooperative, Wesfarmers has grown into one of Australia's largest listed companies. With headquarters in Western Australia, its diverse business operations cover: supermarkets, liquor, hotels and convenience stores; home improvement; office supplies; department stores; and an industrials division with businesses in chemicals, energy and fertilisers, industrial and safety products and coal. Wesfarmers is one of Australia's largest private sector employers with around 220,000 employees and has a shareholder base of approximately 500,000. The primary objective of Wesfarmers is to provide a satisfactory return to its shareholders.

TypePublic
Founded1914
HQPerth, AU
Websitewesfarmers.com.au
Employee Ratings4.1

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)114,000(-5%)
Job Openings9
Share Price (Oct 2021)$54.7(-1%)
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Key People/Management at Wesfarmers

Rob Scott

Rob Scott

Managing Director
Michael Chaney Ao

Michael Chaney Ao

Non-Executive Chairman
Anthony Gianotti

Anthony Gianotti

Chief Financial Officer
Maya vanden Driesen

Maya vanden Driesen

Group General Counsel
Michael Schneider

Michael Schneider

Managing Director, Bunnings Group
Mike Roche

Mike Roche

Non-Executive Director
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Wesfarmers Office Locations

Wesfarmers has offices in Perth, Dardanup West, Murdoch, Williams Landing and in 1 other location
Perth, AU (HQ)
Level 14/123 St Georges Terrace
Dardanup West, AU
241 Moore Rd
Melbourne, AU
Victoria Ave
Murdoch, AU
161 Campus Dr
Williams Landing, AU
2 Kendall St
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Wesfarmers Financials and Metrics

Wesfarmers Revenue

Market capitalization (1-Oct-2021)

62.0b

Closing stock price (1-Oct-2021)

54.7
Wesfarmers's current market capitalization is $62 b.
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Wesfarmers Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
The Catch GroupJune 17, 2019$230 m

Wesfarmers Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Wesfarmers Online and Social Media Presence

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Wesfarmers News and Updates

Hyzon Motors to deliver Australia's first hydrogen-powered trucks to Coregas, a Wesfarmers company

ROCHESTER, N.Y. and SYDNEY, July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyzon Motors Inc., a leading global supplier of zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell-powered heavy vehicles, today announced that its Australian subsidiary has signed a definitive vehicle supply agreement with Australian industrial...

Australia's Wesfarmers to shut or rebrand over 100 Target stores in virus slump

Australian retail giant Wesfarmers Ltd said it will close or rebrand nearly two-thirds of its Target department stores and take one-off charges totalling up to A$650 million ($426 million) as it reels from the coronavirus fallout.

UPDATE 4-Australia's Wesfarmers H1 profit up, reports more staff underpayment

* Says underpaid Target staff by A$9 mln (Updates shares, adds Factbox)

UPDATE 3-Australia's Wesfarmers H1 profit up, reports more staff underpayment

* Says underpaid Target staff by A$9 mln (Adds details from call, updates share price)

UPDATE 2-Australia's Wesfarmers HY profit up, reports more staff underpayment

Australia's Wesfarmers Ltd defied broader retail headwinds to post a 5.7% rise in first-half profit on Wednesday, helped by demand in its hardware retail business, sending its shares up 2% to a record high in early trade.

UPDATE 1-Australia's Wesfarmers says Coles' total sales in Q1 up 5 pct

Australian retail conglomerate Wesfarmers Ltd said on Monday that total first-quarter sales at its soon-to-be-spun-off supermarket division, Coles, grew 5 percent, helped by a promotional campaign and investments in its flybuys loyalty programme.
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Wesfarmers Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Wesfarmers founded?

    Wesfarmers was founded in 1914.

  • Who are Wesfarmers key executives?

    Wesfarmers's key executives are Rob Scott, Michael Chaney Ao and Anthony Gianotti.

  • How many employees does Wesfarmers have?

    Wesfarmers has 114,000 employees.

  • Who are Wesfarmers competitors?

    Competitors of Wesfarmers include Kroger, Cencosud and Suria KLCC.

  • Where is Wesfarmers headquarters?

    Wesfarmers headquarters is located at Level 14/123 St Georges Terrace, Perth.

  • Where are Wesfarmers offices?

    Wesfarmers has offices in Perth, Dardanup West, Murdoch, Williams Landing and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Wesfarmers have?

    Wesfarmers has 5 offices.