MarketCap AU

AU Australia


Metcash Limited operates as a wholesale distribution and marketing company in Australia and New Zealand. It operates through Food, Liquor, and Hardware segments. The Food segment distributes a range of products and services to independent supermarket and convenience retail outlets. The Liquor segment engages in the distribution of liquor products to independent retail outlets and hotels. The Hardware segment distributes hardware products to independent retail outlets; and operates company owned retail stores. The company sells its products under the IGA, Foodland, Mitre 10, Home Hardware, Total Tools, Cellarbrations, IGA Liquor, and the Bottle-O brand names. Metcash Limited was founded in 1920 and is based in Macquarie Park, Australia.


Metcash was founded in 1910 and is currently headed by executive chairman Peter Scott, who has held this role since 2011. The company is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and has around 7,000 employees. Metcash supplies more than 12,000 independent and convenience stores in Australia.

Our mission is to provide a superior service and superior pricing to create value for retailers, consumers and shareholders.

Our vision is to be the preferred partner for independent retailers, a leader in the convenience sector, a profitable and preferred supplier to supermarkets, and a trusted and valued part of the communities in which we operate.

Key Team

Mr. David Reeve (Group Chief Information Officer)

Mr. Christopher William Baddock (Chief Exec. Officer of Australian Liquor Marketers)

Ms. Annette Welsh (Chief Exec. Officer of Independent Hardware Group)

Ms. Julie S. Hutton GAICD, L.L.B., L.L.M., LLB, LLM (Company Sec. & GM of Legal)

Steve Ashe (Gen. Mang. of Corp. Affairs & Investor Relations)

Ms. Penny Coates B.A., BA (Hons), FCIPD, Grad AICD (Chief People & Culture Officer)

Kerrie Holmes (Head of Legal - Liquor & Assistant Company Sec.)

Recognition and Awards
Metcash has won numerous industry awards including the 2016 Retail World Excellence Award for Best Support to Convenience, the 2017 FMCG Retail Award for Best Store Support Program and the 2018 Outstanding Chain Award from the Food and Drink Federation.

Leadership team

Mr. Scott Marshall (Chief Exec. Officer of Food)

Mr. Douglas Jones BCOM, CA(SA), PGDA (UCT) (Group CEO & Exec. Director)

Mr. Alistair G. Bell C.A., M.A.I.C.D. (Group Chief Financial Officer)

Products/ Services
Food and Beverage, Hardware, Logistics, Retail, Wholesale
Number of Employees
1,000 - 20,000
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Net Income
100M - 500M
Above - 1B
Traded as
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