Top 50 People in eCommerce

21st April 2016
Phil Leahy, CEO
Phil Leahy, CEO

Phil Leahy, CEO and Founder: Retail Global and Retail Global Founder was honoured and delighted to be part of the panel of judges to determine the Top 50 People in eCommerce in Australia for the recently launched Internet Retailing guide. The criteria agreed upon:

  •  individuals must be responsible for driving e-commerce operations within their business, with clear strategy that innovates on the existing business model and drives growth.
  • contributors to the industry as ambassadors and a willingness to act as mentors within Australia’s e-commerce community
  • B2C businesses (not marketplaces or vendors)

Many of the Top 50 will be speaking or attending Retail Global on the Gold Coast, May 25-27. Find out more.


  • Tzipi Avioz, Woolworths Limited
  • Rod Bland, RamCity
  • Rebecca Boxall, Kikki K
  • Nathan Bush, Super Retail Group
  • Seamus Byrne, 2xU
  • Jane Cay, Birdsnest
  • Alexandra Christopher, Just Group
  • Daryl Czarny, Chemist Warehouse Group
  • Justin Dry & Andre Eikmeier, Vinomofo
  • Brad Foenander, Coles
  • Jodie Fox, Shoes of Prey
  • Amanda Green, Nike
  • Michael Gillespie, Domino’s Pizza Enterprises
  • Ben Hare & Mike Wilson, Tinyme
  • Sarah Hamilton, Bellabox
  • Lana Hopkins, Mon Purse
  • Nathan Huppatz,
  • Faye Ilhan, Dan Murphy’s
  • Carl Jackson, MySale
  • Adam Jacobs & Patrick Schmidt, The Iconic
  • Luke Jecks, Naked Wines International
  • Jason Kencevski, Speedmaster
  • Paul Kennedy, Greencross
  • Peter Knock, The Co-op
  • Ruslan Kogan & David Shafer,
  • Taljinder Lall, Spotlight Retail Group
  • Gabby & Hezi Leibovich, The Catch Group
  • Shane Lenton, Cue Clothing Co.
  • Sven Lindell, Bras N Things
  • Jane Lu, Showpo
  • Sue Meehan, EMU Australia
  • Paula Mitchell, General Pants Co.
  • Bevan Morris, The Good Guys
  • Kate Morris, Adore Beauty
  • Tony Nash, Booktopia
  • Dean Ramler, Milan Direct
  • Peter Ratcliffe, Retail Apparel Group
  • Phil Ryan, City Chic, Specialty Fashion Group
  • Anna Samkova, PAS Group
  • Brian Shanahan & Adam McWhinney, Temple & Webster
  • Louisa Simpson, Mecca Brands
  • Julie Stevanja, Stylerunner
  • Brendan Sweeney, Cotton On Group
  • Dean Taylor, CrackaWines
  • Sarah Timmerman, Beginning Boutique
  • Richard Umbers, Myer
  • Mark Ward (& team), Officeworks
  • John Winning, Winning Group
  • Thomas Zulliger, Quiksilver

In the full guide by Internet Retailing, you’ll find further information about each of the 50 industry leaders plus a ‘rising stars’ list.

Internet Retailing’s Top 50 People in E-Commerce 2016 can be downloaded for free here.

25 - 27 May, Gold Coast, Grab Tickets.