Mark Goddard


An executive leader with 30+ years of experience in retail, with extensive experience creating value in a diverse mix of organisations having worked across the premium, specialty and value retail segments in Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the UK, the USA and South Africa.

Mark’s career has been built from the shop floor to the boardroom, across international locations, & retail industries from annual turnover of circa $250M to $4BN. His focus’s and specialties are in turnaround, growth and repositioning.

Mark’s success, he believes, is built around creating empowered and agile businesses that are committed to excellence, connecting leaders, staff, suppliers and customers alike, and building engaged and empowered cultures. Believing in lean, agile and responsive structures that allow speed and agility in decision making, execution and accountability. Passionate about, and committed to coaching and mentoring, building leadership capability, building retail careers and cultures that deliver exceptional results.

Mark is currently the Managing Director and CEO of the Canningvale Retail Group and sits on a number of boards, across Retail and Digital.