I’ve always had the view that you need to use a management style that works in a particular situation. At that time, Davids was in the trenches and we didn’t have any guns, rifles or ammunition and they were nuking us. There were 300 things to do but absolutely no time. So we narrowed it down to the twelve absolute essentials and concentrated on getting them done.

Andrew Reitzer


Metcash is a wholesale group that supplies independent retailers in the grocery, liquor and hospitality industries. The group’s businesses include IGA, Campbell’s ...

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