Ian Bailey

Managing Director, Kmart Group Australia

Ian was appointed Managing Director, Kmart in February 2016 and assumed the responsibility for leading Wesfarmers’ Kmart Group division (encompassing the Kmart & Target businesses) in November 2018. Prior to this, Ian was Kmart’s Chief Operating Officer where he was instrumental in Kmart’s turnaround.

Ian’s experience, both national and international, covers a number of industries including retail, professional services, consulting, technology and healthcare in positions that include general management, sales, business development and project management.

Ian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Malls of the Future Summit 2024

  • CEO panel discussion - Examining the New NORMAL and what it means for MALL demand, design, and the role of technology as we push to revitalise Shopping Centres