Liz Webster appointed as Grant Thornton Australia Retail team partner

Liz Webster, Partner Management Consulting at Grant Thornton Australia

Grant Thornton Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Liz Webster as the company’s newest Partner in the Management Consulting and Retail teams.

Liz is an exceptional senior retail executive with national and international experience in merchandise and category leadership, supply chain transformation, retail operations, and marketing within the FMCG, health, beauty, fashion, footwear and accessories sectors.

Liz Webster is passionate about retail and is passionately committed to delivering operational and supply chain success that provides true customer value across an organization.

Liz Webster said, “Following 18 months of disruption in retail, I want to help clients make sense of what is happening in the marketplace right now, and also to predict future trends.”

“I have extensive retail knowledge and a vast network of retail contacts, and I’ll utilize this experience to bring another layer of expertise and skill set to the group.”

“It really excites me to be able to work as part of the Retail team at Grant Thornton Australia as we aim to facilitate and provide deep insights and take solutions out to clients.”

Liz Webster a beacon to the women at Grant Thorton

As a leader in mentoring talent and growing future leaders to execute strategic change and deliver excellence, Liz will foster the development of women within Grant Thornton.

“I’m dedicated to supporting and advocating for women in their journey at Grant Thornton. My aim is to empower women to reach and extend themselves,” Liz continued.

Jamie Downs, a Partner & National Head of Management Consulting at Grant Thornton said, “Having Liz on our team directly meets the needs of the retail industry.”

“She has a successful history in merchandise and category management and customer analytics to drive revenue growth, optimize business profitability, and increase market-share across department store, pharmacy, convenience store and e-commerce channels.”

“Her experience is impeccable and we know that Liz has always delivered positive results, and we are lucky to have her in a leadership position within the Retail group.”

Liz has worked in Retail in senior management roles for leading Australian and global retailers like Myer, Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (owner of Priceline), as a Senior Consultant with xAct Solutions and has an extensive background in media selling and buying.