Simon Molyneux (Chairman)
(Simons 7 Day Supermarket (Salisbury) and Burton Road Super Deli (Paralowie)
Simon and his wife Carole, own and operate Simons 7 Day Supermarket at Salisbury.
While still at school (age 15) Simon commenced working as night filler at Hope Valley Foodland. Over the next 6 years he progressed through the ranks, and in 1983 at the age of 21 became store manager, having the responsibility of about 200 staff.
Simon and his parents purchased their Salisbury shop shortly after, and he has been their since. He and Carole have many years experience operating a small family business, and combined with his early years training at Foodland, Simon is ideally placed to lend his extensive knowledge to members of Shop Friendly Group.
Des Trussell (Group Manager)
Des has had an extensive banking background, primarily in lending.
After leaving the banking industry in 1995, he and his wife Chris owned and operated the Davoren Park Deli (Elizabeth West) for a period of almost 8 years. He returned to the lending field as broker after leaving the deli, but has continued to manage Shop Friendly Group (Des became manager in 2000).
He has an extensive knowledge of financial matters, as well as hands on experience in the small convenience business industry. His knowledge and years of being involved in dealing with people from all walks of life has been very useful to many members of Shop Friendly Group.