In conversation with Rob Scott

31 Jul 2021

In conversation with Rob Scott

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For Wesfarmers, it's all about capital allocation. 

Rob Scott, Managing Director and Chief Executive of Wesfarmers, spoke with Emma Fisher, Portfolio Manager of the Airlie Australian Share Fund, about his first decisions in charge, why he demerged Coles, why the Wesfarmers conglomerate model works when it has failed elsewhere, how the company approaches capital allocation, what he looks for in acquisitions, and why he made 'entrepreneurial spirit' a Wesfarmers value.

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