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Circle K Ireland Announces Changes To Its Leadership Team

Published on Sep 3 2019 12:50 PM in Retail tagged: Trending Posts / Circle K / Circle K Ireland

Circle K Ireland Announces Changes To Its Leadership Team

Circle K Ireland has today announced details of changes to its leadership team, which came into effect on 1 September, 2019.

The forecourt retailer said that Jonathan Diver will move to the role of senior director of fuel, Derek Nolan will take up a new position as senior director of retail operations for dealer & franchise, and Paul Dixon will also begin a new role acting as senior director of retail operations.

"All three have been central to the success of our business in recent years and are a vital part of the future direction of the company," Gordon Lawlor, MD of Circle K Ireland said.

"Our colleagues are integral to our success and will enable us to build on our position as a market leader in the forecourt and convenience space and deliver the very best customer service and experience every day.”

Jonathan Diver, senior director of fuel

Jonathan Diver has been with the organisation since 2002 working in both site manager and area manager roles.

In 2006 he became dealer manager while also spending time as a network development manager.

He also played 'an integral role' in the successful rebrand from Topaz to Circle K and now vacates his current position as senior director of retail operations for dealer & franchise in order to move into his new role as senior director of fuel.

Derek Nolan, senior director of retail operations for dealer & franchise

Derek Nolan joined the business back in January 2017, following several years working with both Tesco and Odeon cinemas.

Nolan also played an integral role in the rebrand process over the last couple of years guiding the Circle K Network and Retail teams through the integration period.

He will move from his current role as senior retail director of operations, to senior director of retail operations for dealer and franchise.

Paul Dixon, senior director of retail operations

Paul Dixon joined the business in June 2017 as central operations manager, having spent several years prior working with Marks and Spencer at a management level.

Dixon will move from his current role as head of retail execution and support, to his new role as senior director of retail operations.

Recent Promotions

These changes follow the recent promotion of Gordon Lawlor from fuels director to managing director of Circle K Ireland taking over from former managing director Niall Anderton who has been promoted to senior vice president for Circle K Central & Eastern Europe and Ireland.

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