Godfreys Board of Directors


Rod Walker

Rod Walker was appointed chairman of International Cleaning Solutions Group (ICSG) in December 2009 and Chairman of Godfreys Group Limited on 6 November 2014. 

Rod Walker has had over 30 years of experience in a variety of businesses, working in Australia, the USA and Canada.  Current roles include serving on the boards of The PAS Group Limited, Carpet Court Australia, Micador Group, Bendalls Group and Playtime Group. Rod Walker is also a group chairman within the CEO Circle.

Former board appointments include serving on the boards of Bras N Things, Rebel and Amart Allsports, Immune System Therapeutics, Witchery Fashions, RED Group Retail, Steinhoff International Holdings, Amber Group, Endless Rewards, SleepyHead/Beds R Us and Copperart (trading as Homeart).

In November 2005, Rod Walker formed a private consulting company and since then has coached and mentored a number of CEOs and other senior executives whilst also consulting to a range of businesses. 

Rod Walker is a member of the Company’s Audit & Risk Management Committee and Remuneration and Nomination Committee.



Brendan Fleiter

Brendan Fleiter was appointed to the Godfreys Group Limited Board on 6 November 2014.

Brendan Fleiter has over 25 years business experience, having held non-executive and executive directorships over the past 15 years on the boards of ASX listed companies, large private and unlisted public companies, and large Government Business Enterprises and not-for-profit and philanthropic organisations in sport, public health and education.

Brendan Fleiter was previously CEO of The Crazy John’s Group, a national retail and telecommunications company, prior to its sale to Vodafone Australia in 2008. Brendan Fleiter is currently deputy chairman of the board of Australia Post (and has been a director since 2011), deputy chair of the board of Methodist Ladies’ College and chair of its foundation and a non-executive director of Kennards Hire Pty Ltd, Walnut Melbourne Pty Ltd, Volleyball Victoria, Our Neighbourhood Foundation and The Australian Food Allergy Foundation.

Brendan Fleiter is the Chairman of the Company’s Remuneration and Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee.




Sue Morphet



Sue Morphet was appointed to the Godfreys Group Limited Board on 13 January 2015.

Sue has over 30 years of brand management and retail experience across Australia and New Zealand. Sue was previously CEO of Pacific Brands Limited from December 2007 to September 2012, having worked in that organisation for 17 years, most notably as group general manager of Bonds. She has also held senior sales and marketing roles at Sheridan and Herbert Adams.

Sue is currently a non-executive Director of Asaleo Care Ltd, Fisher & Paykel Appliances Holdings Ltd and Noni B Group Ltd, Chief Executive Women, Victorian Chapter Chair of Chief Executive Women and Chairperson of National Tiles Pty Ltd. Previously, Sue was Chairman of Manufacturing Australia (2013-2015).

Sue Morphet is Chairperson of the Company’s Remuneration and Nomination Committee.





John Hardy



John Hardy was appointed to the Godfreys Group Limited Board on 24 March 2016.

John has over 50 years’ experience in the retail sector, having held senior roles at Barbeques Galore and Super Amart. He was most recently CEO of Fusion Retail Brands (formerly Colorado), which owns footwear brands diana ferrari, Mathers, Williams and Colorado. John has also previously held senior management roles within the Company, bringing a working knowledge of the Godfreys business.