Richard Umbers


Chief Executive Officer, CEO Ryman Healthcare

Richard is the Group CEO at Ryman Healthcare Ltd and is based in New Zealand. 

Prior to this, he was most recently a senior executive in supermarket retailer Kaufland's International division based in Germany, and is a former CEO and MD at Australian department store chain Myer. 

Richard was previously the CEO of international express logistics provider StarTrack and the Executive GM for Parcel and Express Services at Australia Post.

He has also held other MD and GM positions in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) retailing with roles at Woolworths both in Australia and New Zealand, and at Aldi in the UK and Republic of Ireland.  

He has a BSc in Geology and Geography from Exeter University (UK) and a MSc in Finance from the University of Leicester (UK).

CEO Panel Session: Wednesday, 24 August, 11.30am

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