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Viva Energy appoints chief people and technology officer

30 Oct 2019
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Viva Energy has appointed Amanda Fleming as its new chief people and technology officer.

“I’m excited to have such a unique opportunity to drive innovation and create value through our people and technology,” comments Fleming.

“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.”

Fleming brings more than 20 years’ experience in retail, fast food and FMCG leading business-wide transformations, as well as human resources, merchandise, operations and commercial functions.

 “We are delighted to welcome Amanda to our team,” says Viva Energy chief executive officer Scott Wyatt.

“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."

Prior to joining Viva Energy, Fleming was the chief transformation officer (CTO) and managing director, commercial, for Super Retail Group, the owners of Super Cheap Auto, rebel, Boating, Camping, Fishing (BCF) and MacPac.

Previously, Fleming has held executive roles including director of human resources for Coles Group in the Wesfarmers organisation, chief operations officer and chief people officer for Pizza Hut USA, and human resources director for Mars in Australia (where she also served as European organisational development manager for Mars in the UK and Europe).

Viva Energy is one of Australia’s energy companies and supplies approximately a quarter of the country’s liquid fuel requirements. It is the exclusive supplier of fuels and lubricants in Australia through an extensive network of more than 1,250 service stations across the country.