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Under the spotlight: Arthur Renshaw, Experian Catalist
12 May, 2020

01 Career history:

I joined the oil industry way back in 1975. I joined Elf just after they entered the UK market with the acquisition of VIP Petroleum and worked for them for 12 years. I left Elf to join US-based consultants MPSI Systems where I looked after oil company clients across the world. I joined Catalist, as the company was then called, in 2001 specifically to develop its business in the UK and Ireland. In 2006 Catalist was acquired by Experian and I am still there (only until July 31!) and I still look after the retail fuel sector. In conjunction with James Haigh I am responsible for Catalist's UK retail pricing services as used across the industry.

Under the spotlight: Kathiravelu Kumanan, area manager, NTS Retail Ltd
07 April, 2020

Name: Kathiravelu Kumanan

Under the spotlight: Matthew Bellamy
10 March, 2020

Name: Matthew Bellamy

Under the spotlight: Shane Bowering
10 February, 2020

Name: Shane Bowering

Under the spotlight: Jack Aplin, Eurotank
13 January, 2020

01 Career history: I have spent almost my entire career with Eurotank except for a short spell at Tesco on the checkouts. As the company expanded I was given the opportunity to take on more responsibility and I have grown with the business.

Under the spotlight: Elaine Houston and Steve Cunningham
16 December, 2019

Job title: Directors 

Under the spotlight: Debbie Dodds, owner Spar Salley's Filling Station
15 November, 2019

Name: Debbie Dodds Job title: Owner Company: Spar Salley's Filling Station, Aughnacloy, Co Tyrone

Under the spotlight: Oliver Müller, retail business manager, Phillips 66
10 October, 2019


Oliver Müller

Under the spotlight: Nicola McKeown, retail national accounts manager, Gulf Retail
09 September, 2019

01 Career history:I started, in 1991, as a commercial sales rep with Mercia Fuels in the West Midlands. They were a distributor for Kuwait Petroleum. In 1995 I went on to become a depot manager and in 1999 I was given the opportunity to join the Kuwait Petroleum retail team as an area manager and haven't looked back since!

Under the spotlight: Phil Withers, director, Withers Holdings Ltd (MFG franchise)
06 August, 2019

Phil Withers - director, Withers Holdings Ltd (MFG franchise)

Have you introduced a new way of doing business/added new services during the pandemic, that you will continue to offer in the future?