Wesfarmers strives to employ the most talented people available. Each of the diverse businesses in the Wesfarmers Group are responsible for their day-to-day operations. As a result, each business has its own human resources team which manages recruitment and selection.What kind of businesses does Wesfarmers have in Australia?
Headquartered in Western Australia, its diverse business operations cover: home improvement and outdoor living; apparel and general merchandise; office supplies; and an Industrials division with businesses in chemicals, energy and fertilisers, and industrial and safety products.How did Wesfarmers get into the gas business?
He set out to remedy that. Determined to make a difference, Thomson met with the board of British Petroleum in London in the northern summer of 1955 to discuss Wesfarmers' entry into the gas business. He returned with the franchise sewn up to distribute LPG in Western Australia from BP’s new refinery at Kwinana.What makes up the industrial division of Wesfarmers?
The Industrials division includes Wesfarmers’ two industrial businesses: Chemicals, Energy and Fertilisers, and Industrial and Safety. The businesses, under focused leadership, continue to invest in digital systems, supply chain improvements and adjacent market opportunities to position each business for future growth.