Doug Jones MAICD

Group Chief Executive Officer, Metcash Ltd

Doug is an experienced executive with extensive wholesale, retail and eCommerce experience. Doug spent 14 years with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed Massmart group which is majority-owned by Walmart Inc. It has leading market positions in wholesale food, liquor, home improvement and general merchandise. 

Before joining Metcash Doug was CEO and Senior Vice President of Massmart Wholesale in South Africa, and CEO of Makro SA, the leading multi-customer, multi-channel club discounter. 

Doug is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has previously held senior finance positions in Makro SA, Amalgamated Beverages Industries Limited and The South African Breweries, all in Johannesburg, Coca-Cola Enterprises in Canada, and Deloitte in both Canada and South Africa.

He’s also a keen amateur athlete, having completed numerous ultra-marathons and a few Ironmans, together with a few hours on the bike, mostly in support of charities close to his heart.

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