Mr Tom O'Leary
Mr Tom O'Leary is the Managing Director of Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy & Fertilisers.
Business Development team in 2000 and, following the acquisition of Howard Smith in 2001, project managed the integration of Bunnings and Hardwarehouse before returning to Business Development in 2002 as General Manager of the team.
Tom has led a number of major acquisitions and divestments since that time, including the Coles acquisition, and was appointed Executive General Manager, Business Development and joined Wesfarmers' Executive Committee in 2006.
In 2009 he was appointed Managing Director of the Chemicals, Energy & Fertilisers Division with the announcement to merge the two Divisions in April 2010.
Tom is a director of a number of Wesfarmers Group subsidiaries and related companies and has been a director of the Clontarf Foundation since 2006.
Prior to joining Wesfarmers, Tom worked in London for 10 years, initially in finance law with Allen & Overy, and then in investment banking and private equity at Japanese securities firms Nomura and Nikko.
He holds a law degree from the University of Western Australia and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.