Angus McKay new 7 – Eleven CEO

7-Eleven-11 copy7-Eleven have today announced the appointment of Angus McKay as CEO, following a global recruitment search.

McKay takes over from interim CEO Bob Baily, who will remain a member of the 7-Eleven Board. “Angus has a long and successful history across a range of industries and in many parts of the world where he has brought a strategic approach to business development as well as operational capability and efficiency, which are all important attributes to building the new 7-Eleven,” said 7-Eleven chairman, Michael Smith.

Smith said the appointment of McKay is a ‘crucial part of advancing the company’s strategic reform programme,’ focused on improving operations,’ ensuring 7-Eleven has ‘21st century workplaces that are fair, efficient and customer focused.’

“I am committed to building a strong relationship with our franchisees and enabling them to run their stores in a way that delivers value for them as small business people, provides innovative and quality products and outstanding service for customers and where stores are satisfying places to work,” said McKay.

“The strategic reform programme sponsored by the chairman is a central plank in our future and it will continue being implemented across the organisation as the basis for enhanced governance and oversight and having the people and culture to ensure our business is the best it can be.”

McKay was most recently the CEO and MD of Skilled Group Limited and will take up his new position effective immediately.

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