Coles Group have announced a new State General Manager for Victoria and Tasmania who will be responsible for the operation of more than 230 Coles supermarkets.
Previous General Manager of Supermarkets in Victoria and Tasmania for Woolworths has been welcomed by competing supermarket giant, Coles.
Claire Lauber was announced by the Coles Group on Thursday October 15 as their new State General Manager for Victoria and Tasmania.
In her new role with Coles, Claire will be responsible for the operation of more than 230 Coles supermarkets in the two states and lead over 25,000 of our team members.
“Claire is an experienced retailer and leader and joins us from Boost Juice, where she was Managing Director. Prior to this she held roles with Woolworths and Treasury Wines. She also worked with Coles earlier in her career, so we are very excited to have her back,” Coles said in a statement on social media.
Claire was General Manager of Supermarkets in Victoria and Tasmania for Woolworths from 2011 to 2016 where she managed and lead all business departments including:Property, Construction, Safety, HR, Online, Finance, Local Marketing, Buying and Logistics.
Claire was most recently Managing Director of Boost Juice for the past three years and returns to Coles 10 years on from being National Operations Manager for the Coles Liquor Group. At Coles, she previously managed the national operations of 625 Liquorland stores and 80 Vintage Cellar stores.