Gilbarco Veeder-Root has promoted Dave Coombe to UK & Ireland managing director following his success in driving operational and process improvements as well as leading the successful integration of the Autotank acquisition.

The newly appointed position will enable Coombe to work in accordance with Gilbarco’s ambition of focusing on developing and promoting talent from within its organisation.

Coombe has recently finalised his MBA at Kingston University in London, and is focused on driving forward his personal ambitions.

Said Coombe: “I am excited to be leading the UK business into next year and beyond as we introduce new products and services to the market. Our mission at Gilbarco Veeder-Root is to improve the fuelling and shopping experience for our customers’ customers by driving greater forecourt convenience, availability and attractiveness all at the highest efficiency and lowest cost. We have many options, both products and services, to contribute to these goals.”