Couche-Tard appoints Alex Miller to COO

Company veteran steps into the new role in January.
12/22/2022
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Alex Miller (Photo: supplied)

Alex Miller is promoted to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer at Alimentation Couche-Tard.

Miller steps into his new role January 2, 2023, where he will be overseeing North America, Europe and Asia operations, including its food program, merchandise procurement and supply chain activities. 

Miller, who is currently the company's executive vice-president, operations North America and global commercial optimization, will report to president and CEO Brian Hannasch.

"By bringing together all the operational reporting lines under the Chief Operating Officer, the regional teams can more easily align operations to extract further synergies and learnings at the core of our business," Hannasch said in a release. "Alex is uniquely positioned to take on this new role with his impressive leadership experience in convenience and fuel operations as well as his extensive contributions growing the business across all our geographies."

Miller has more than 25 years of management experience in the retail fuel/convenience store industry. He joined Couche-Tard in 2012 as director of fuels, real estate and facilities, moving into increasingly progressive roles across the company.

"I am humbled and honoured to take on this new role of COO for Couche-Tard," said Miller.  "I believe we have one of the best operations teams in the industry and by pulling together across our many geographies and programs, we can better fulfill our mission of making our customers' lives a little easier every day as well as our vision of becoming the world's preferred destination for convenience and mobility. I am excited by the strategic opportunities and future that lies ahead for our team members, customers, and stakeholders."

Couche-Tard is a global leader in convenience and fuel retail, operating in 24 countries and territories, with more than 14,300 stores, of which approximately 10,900 offer road transportation fuel. 

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