Today’s retail environment is changing faster than ever before as technological disruption pushes c-stores to adapt for the future while simultaneously championing the values and traditions that have supported their success throughout their companies’ histories.
Next-generation leaders are playing a key role in bridging this path into tomorrow’s competitive landscape by combining new communication styles, digital dexterity, know-how and innovative ideas with open-mindedness, flexibility and a passion for convenience retailing.
In the December issue, CStore Decisions presents the 2019 class of 40 Under 40 C-Store Leaders to Watch. These next-generation leaders represent some of the best and brightest young executives in the c-store industry today, selected from chains of all sizes across the convenience store industry.
Among them, these retailers hold a myriad of different positions, including president, IT director, category manager, chief strategy officer and chief financial officer, to name a few.
Several are members of the National Advisory Group’s (NAG) Young Executives Organization (YEO), a growing group of emerging industry frontrunners focused on education and networking with other under-40 executives in the competitive c-store channel.
Those interested in nominating future leaders for the class of 2020 or joining YEO, contact CStore Decisions Editor-in-Chief and NAG Executive Director John Lofstock at [email protected].