Head of Technology & Sourcing - Menswear, Woolworths
Phillip Barron is the Head of Sourcing & Technology for the Menswear Division of Woolworths South Africa. With over 25 years of manufacturing and retail experience, Phillip has filled senior management roles in manufacturing and retail based in South Africa and in parts of Africa. Phillip started his career as a Quality Assurance Manager and holds postgraduate qualifications in Management and Finance from the University of the Western Cape and Stellenbosch Graduate School of Business. He has also completed the Executive Leadership Programme from Penn State University in Pennsylvania. Apart from his Sourcing & Technology responsibilities Phillip also leads the strategy execution of Woolworths’ Sustainability Program ‘The Good Business Journey’ in his division.