Certas Energy is pleased to announce the appointment of Colin Levy as the ‘Company Owned Operations Manager’ of its Retail division.
Colin joined the growing Retail team based in Certas Energy’s Scottish Head Office in Larbert, Falkirk, on 18 May 2015. Certas Energy currently delivers fuel and lubricants to over 1,200 independent and dealer forecourts across the UK.
Colin brings to Certas Energy almost 20 years’ experience in the Forecourt Retail arena, primarily with BP and partner companies. Colin’s career saw him progress from store management to area management, covering stores in Scotland, North West and North East of England. In his new position, Colin is responsible for maintaining the safety and operational performance at the 21 Gulf and Shell branded sites owned by Certas Energy across Scotland, while looking for opportunities of potential growth which fit in with the company’s strategy.
Colin commented, “I was drawn towards this role at Certas after learning about the ambition within the retail team and expansion plans for the business. I pride myself on the service I provide to customers and am always looking for ways I can build improve customer service levels, which is an attribute that will now benefit Certas Energy customers and help to deliver those growth plans.
“I look forward to being able to help push the Retail side of the business forward, with a view to expanding the company owned retail forecourt position and to become a more prominent player in the Forecourt industry.”
Ramsay MacDonald, Retail Director, Certas Energy, commented, “We warmly welcome Colin to our growing Retail team. Colin has a proven track record of driving improvements in store standards and performance. As Colin begins to embed himself in the business, we will be looking for him to utilise his experience and develop our business even further.”
“Colin is a welcome addition to the Certas family and I wish him every success in his role with us.”
Outside of his Retail interests, Colin is a dedicated family man with two daughters, the eldest of which will bring a new member of family, and start the next generation, over the summer. Colin also supports Glasgow Rangers when he can and loves a bit of rock music, including “The Who”, as well as other musical genres.