Viva Energy Australia has appointed Amanda Flemming as its Chief People and Technology Officer to assist with the construction of state-of-the-art talent and digital capabilities pivotal to achieving the company’s retail, commercial and operational strategies.

The role, effective from October, will see Ms Flemming bring over 20 years’ experience across retail, fast food and FMCG as well as human resources, merchandise, operations and commercial functions.

Former experience and titles

Formerly at Super Retail Group, the owner of Super Cheap Auto, MacPac and Boating Camping Fishing (BCF), Ms Fleming has also enjoyed roles such as director of human resources at Coles Group, chief people officer for Pizza Hut US, and human resources director for Mars in Australia (where she served as European organisational development manager for Mars in the UK and Europe).

“We are delighted to welcome Amanda to our team,” Viva Energy CEO Scott Wyatt said.

“As a member of Viva Energy’s Executive Leadership Team, Amanda will lead the company’s effort to build world class talent and digital capabilities which are critical to achieving the company’s retail, commercial and operational strategies. We have exciting plans and I am looking forward to Amanda helping us deliver on these.”

Ms Flemming commented, “I’m excited to have such a unique opportunity to drive innovation and create value through our people and technology. Viva Energy’s extensive retail network provides the perfect platform for innovation, digital transformation and value creation. I’m looking forward to working with Viva Energy’s talented team as we build the strategic foundations of our future together.”

Extracted from Convenience World