Caryn Katsikogianis


Job Title: Chief People Officer

Company: Woolworths Group


Woolworths Group Chief People Officer Caryn Katsikogianis joined the company in 2004. Since joining the company, she has held a number of senior HR roles across our business, including BIG W, Supply Chain, Supermarkets, Corporate Support and Food Group. Caryn also held the role of General Manager Business Transformation during this time. Most recently, Caryn was HR Director of the Woolworths Food Group.  She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of South Africa. Caryn has over 20 years experience in HR roles and began her career in the late 1980s within the retail industry.



2016 – Present      Chief People Officer, Woolworths Group

2016 – 2016           HR Director, Woolworths Food Group

2014 – 2016           General Manager – Business Transformation, Woolworths Limited

2012 – 2014           General Manager – Human Resources, Woolworths Supermarkets

2010 – 2012           Talent Development and Resourcing Manager, Woolworths Limited

2009 – 2010          Divisional Human Resources Manager, Dick Smith Electronics



2007:                       Post-graduate Certificate in Management, Macquarie University

2001:                       BCom, University of South Africa


About Woolworths Holdings Limited: Woolworths Holdings Limited is one of the top 40 companies listed on the JSE Limited Securities Exchange with operations across the southern hemisphere and 34% of operating profit generated in Australia. The Group consists of three major operating divisions: Woolworths South Africa based in South Africa and operating across 11 countries in sub-Saharan Africa; David Jones based and trading in Australia; and Country Road Group based in Australia and trading in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. The group employs more than 44 000 employees across 14 countries and trades in more than 1 400 store locations.



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