Damien West, operator of three Spar stores in Ireland has been elected to the National Council of Spar Retailers (NCSR) until 2020, according to The Limerick Post.
West, with over 30 full-time and part-time staff across his 3 stores, has over 26 years experience working in convenience retail.
The NCSR is made up of 13 Spar retailers who represent over 400 stores, both rural and urban, who play a vital role in the development and success of the Spar brand.
West said, “I am honoured to have been elected to the National Council of Spar Retailers.
“Our term in office is ensuring all Spar and Spar Express retailers’ voices are heard and to make sure their feedback and insights are communicated to BWG management to drive the overall Spar brand throughout the year. Together we can make Spar and Spar Express stronger than ever.”
Spar Sales Director Colin Donnelly, said, “These 13 retailers have been nominated from all across the country to represent you, Spar and Spar Express independent local retailers. They provide a vital function in helping develop Spar Ireland’s overall plan through their regular meetings with management of BWG Foods.
“I want to take this opportunity to welcome the new members of the National Council of Spar Retailers and to thank those entering their second year for their ongoing service.”
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