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.
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Adams is an experienced financial executive who joins the Company having acted in finance leadership roles across several firms, including Vodafone NZ, United Biscuits, the publicly traded SKYCITY Entertainment Group, Fonterra and L’Oréal NZ. Prior to joining the Company, from 2017 to 2019, Mr. Adams served as Interim Group Financial Controller/Chief Financial Officer of Magic Memories, a tourist attraction photography business based in New Zealand. In a prior stint with Magic Memories in 2015, he also worked as the Interim Group Financial Controller. In 2016, Mr. Adams was Commercial Manager and Financial Planning & Analysis Manager at Vodafone NZ. In 2015, after his first stint at Magic Memories, he served as a Finance Business Partner at Health Alliance in Auckland, New Zealand. From 2008 to 2014, he held various roles at United Biscuits Group, a United Kingdom market leader in biscuits and snacks, including acting as Northern Europe Financial Planning & Analysis Manager based in France, and as UK Finance Projects Manager. In 2008, he was Auckland Finance Director at SKYCITY Entertainment Group. Mr. Adams has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Auckland and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, New Zealand.
Vice President of Operations and Strategy
Mr. Anderson joined Naked from his role as Head of Finance for Goodman Fielder, one of the largest consumer goods companies in New Zealand, where he oversaw all financial aspects of the business and led numerous successful accretive acquisitions. During his time at Goodman Fielder, Anderson developed and spearheaded the implementation of several strategic initiatives to drive improved performance throughout the business. Prior to Goodman Fielder, Mr. Anderson acted as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Icebreaker, a global apparel brand sold in 43 countries worldwide. Mr. Anderson played an instrumental role in managing Icebreaker's immense growth as it approximately quadrupled sales as it moved from a wholesale to a direct to consumer model, chiefly through company owned retail stores and eCommerce. Previously, Anderson worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was Associate Director for Business Recovery Services, focusing primarily on business turnaround assignments. Anderson holds a Bachelor of Commerce and administration in accountancy and commercial law, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in politics from Victoria University, Wellington.