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Mr Colin Pavlovich

Colin holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is an Associate Member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA).

Colin joined Wesfarmers in 2011 as Executive General Manager of Group Accounting, Assurance & Risk oversees the following corporate departments:

  • Group Accounting;
  • Group Assurance (Risk Management and Group Internal Audit function);
  • Group Procurement;
  • Corporate IT; and
  • Group TeamCover (Division providing workers compensation self-insurance to the Wesfarmers Group).

More recently, Colin was acting in the role of Chief Financial Officer for Kmart for a period of 15 months to June 2014 covering a maternity leave absence.

Prior to joining Wesfarmers, Colin was a Partner for Ernst & Young in the Perth office’s Assurance & Advisory Business Services practice, leading a team of professionals in the Retail, Consumer and Industrial Products group. Colin provided lead assurance, technical and acquisition advisory services to a number of public companies in the West Australian region.

Colin was Independent Accountant on significant transactions including the Wesfarmers acquisition of the Coles Group and the Hewlett-Packard/Compaq merger in the USA. During Colin’s time at Ernst & Young, he spent a number of years on international secondments that included San Jose in California and Vancouver in Canada.