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Will Brookes stay or will he go?

  Myer directors and CEO, Bernie Brookes, went into the annual shareholder meeting for the last year with a trump card in their back pocket underpinning confidence about future growth. They stuck to a script detailing a five point strategy to generate growth and improved profitability for Myer, electing not to divulge an approach to the then dysfunctional David Jones board and senior management for a merger of the two department store chains. The strategic play came to grief a few short mon