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Bunnings MD Mike Schneider: “I have the best retail job in the country”

Last week, Bunnings managing director Mike Schneider joined Australian Retailers Association CEO Paul Zahra on the ARA podcast about how he began his career in retail, what a typical day looks like for him – and why he reckons he has the best retail job in the country. Here is an edited excerpt from their conversation. Paul Zahra: You’ve been at Bunnings for 16 years and held various roles since becoming managing director in 2016. How has the company grown over that time to be the ic