Name: Tony Walker
Job title: Non-fuel director
Company: Motor Fuel Group
01 Career history: My working career started as a store manager with Somerfield. I then joined Murco as an area manager in 2001, eventually becoming general manager, non-fuel. At the start of 2012, I joined the newly formed Motor Fuel Group as non-fuel director.
02 Dream job if you weren’t doing this: Middlesbrough FC manager.
03 What do you drive: BMW 5 Series.
04 What would you like to drive: Aston Martin DB9.
05 Perfect day: Middlesbrough winning the FA Cup, then a night out with my wife.
06 Favourite team: Middlesbrough FC.
07 Favourite read: Angels & Demons Dan Brown.
08 Favourite film: Deer Hunter.
09 Possessions you couldn’t do without: my iPhone.
10 Most admire: Richard Branson.
11 Least likely to say: MFG will pay for that!
12 The thing we’re most likely to hear you say: Let’s make it happen.
13 What’s been your greatest achievement: Without doubt, being married to my wife Julie for 25 years. In addition, however, negotiating supplier rebates in excess of £10m for MFG is also a great achievement.
14 Greatest fear: Not succeeding.
15 Tips for business success: Be tenacious, have a sense of humour and always work hard.
16 Three words to describe yourself: Determined, personable, loyal.
17 What’s the best bit of business advice you’ve ever received: People buy people.
18 Best thing about my job: Building relationships and the fact that no two days are ever the same.
19 What’s your most recent business achievement of note: MFG being voted ’The Shoppers’ Favourite Forecourt Retailer’ at the recent 2017 CTP Awards.
20 What personal trip is yet to be taken: A world cruise with my wife.