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MANAGEMENT TEAM

Clinton Cahn

Acting Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Clinton was appointed Chief Financial Officer of The Reject Shop from 1 May 2020. Clinton joined the Company in March 2020 following roles at Crown Resorts, TPG Capital and UBS Investment Bank.

At Crown Resorts, Clinton had significant strategic and financial involvement in key projects and transactions both in Australia and overseas, including the $2.2 billion Crown Sydney Hotel Resort. Clinton was also heavily involved in Crown’s digital strategy and headed Crown’s investor relations.

Paul Calvert

General Manager, Operations

Paul has more than 25 years of retail experience in the United Kingdom and Australia. Paul started his retail journey as a team member with his local Asda store where he filled the shelves whilst studying before working his way through the ranks to become a store manager. Paul went on to hold a variety of leadership positions in Sainsburys in both their supermarket and convenience teams.

After moving to Australia in November 2015, Paul initially worked for Woolworths in Western Australia before moving to Coles where he held several roles both in operations and store support.

Paul joined The Reject Shop in May 2020.

Michael Freier

General Counsel & Company Secretary

Michael is an experienced legal practitioner with private practice (King & Wood Mallesons in Melbourne and McCullough Robertson in Brisbane) and in-house experience (Repco in Melbourne). In private practice, Michael worked on a wide range of property transactions around the country.

Since moving in-house, Michael has demonstrated experience managing property transactions, risk, corporate governance and product safety issues.

Michael has held the role of General Counsel of The Reject Shop since August 2016 and he was appointed Company Secretary on 1 September 2019.

Kate Lewis

General Manager, Human Resources

Kate has more than 25 years of experience working across large supermarket retailers where she has held both operational and human resource positions.

Kate has had extensive experience in driving and executing human resource strategy across these large complex businesses. Kate’s experience includes developing capability, sourcing great talent, transformation, fostering high performing teams, driving process and organisational improvement as well as achieving results in fast paced environments.

Kate joined The Reject Shop in February 2020.

Paul Rose

General Manager, Property

Paul is an experienced senior level professional with over 20 years’ experience in retail property, working with major retailers and major landlords throughout Australia.

Paul held senior roles for 10 years with leading ASX listed property trusts and commercial agencies in centre management, leasing and development. Paul then held senior property roles with Wesfarmers-owned Kmart Australia from 2009 and incorporated Target Australia from 2016. During this time, Paul was part of the property leadership team that delivered major store network growth to assist with re-positioning Kmart Australia.

Paul joined The Reject Shop in February 2020.

Andrew Stein

Chief Customer Officer

Andrew has more than 25 years of experience in discount variety retail in the United States, New Zealand and Australia.

In the US, Andrew was Chief Marketing Officer at Kmart where he led the brand repositioning, the development of the loyalty program and creating Cannes Lion award winning advertising. At Big Lots, Andrew was the Chief Customer Officer and led the brand reinvention, the launch and building of e-commerce, the redevelopment of the loyalty program and several years of comparable store sales growth.

Andrew then moved to the Warehouse Group in New Zealand to lead Customer Strategy and Demand Generation in the new agile structure for The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationery and Noel Leeming brands.

Andrew joined the Reject Shop in March 2022.