Chief Executive Officer
Anna Johnson brings to Naked a track record of over 25 years' experience driving growth across a number of industries including consumer electronics, outdoor adventure and intimate apparel. Prior to rejoining Bendon, Ms. Johnson was EGM of operations with The Warehouse Group (NZE: WHS), one of New Zealand's largest publicly listed companies, where she oversaw $1 billion of revenue and a 93-store footprint. From 2012 to 2017, Ms. Johnson spearheaded the retail channel at Bendon as EGM, delivering sequential 30% plus returns from multiple women's categories. Prior to Bendon, Ms. Johnson was the GM for the New Zealand territory and franchisee with Harvey Norman (ASX: HVN), one of Australia's largest list retailers.
Chief Financial Officer
Howard Herman is a Chartered Accountant with 25 years' experience in the retail, finance and property sectors. Mr. Herman joined Bendon in March 2015 as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Bendon, Mr. Herman was a Director at Universal Retail Brands for 4.5 years. Universal Retail Brands completed a management buyout of the Queenspark fashion retail chain from Specialty Fashion Group, and subsequently bought Events Fashion. The businesses were subsequently sold to Noni B, a retailer listed on the Australia Stock Exchange, ASX. Previously Mr. Herman was CFO at Speciality Fashion Group for 9 years. Speciality Fashion Group is a leading Apparel ASX listed retailer with over 900 doors across Australia and New Zealand and revenues of approximately AUD$800m.