Nick Grayston

Chief Executive Officer, The Warehouse Group

“For us, retailing is all about people. Our Team Members know that working for The Warehouse Group means putting our customers at the heart of all that we do, and making a positive difference within our local communities.”

Nick was appointed Chief Executive of The Warehouse Group in January, 2016. He moved to New Zealand from Chicago where he held leadership roles with Sears Holdings, including president of footwear, home, fine jewellery and apparel. At Sears, Nick was responsible for leading change from traditional retail into omnichannel and integrated retail, building profitable businesses, driving operational turnarounds, changing business models and leading high-performance teams. Prior to Sears, Nick held senior executive positions with Foot Locker Inc companies including president and chief executive of Foot Locker, Footaction and Kid’s Foot Locker in New York and other leadership roles in Canada and Europe. He has also held planning, allocation and merchandising roles at a number of leading retailers in the United Kingdom including Laura Ashley, Woolworths, Debenhams and Marks and Spencer.