Certas Energy has appointed Colin Levy as the company owned operations manager of its retail division, based in Larbert, Falkirk.

Colin has almost 20 years’ experience in the forecourt sector, primarily with BP and partner companies. His career saw him progress from store management to area management, covering stores in Scotland, north-west and north-east 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. He 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.”