technologies optimizing operations on the retail forecourt & enhancing customer experiences

Ciaran McNally

Head of Capital Development
Topic - Recent technology trends adopted and those of interest to the Maxol Group

Ciaran is the Head of Capital Development and Food Strategy for the Maxol Group, in Ireland.

He is responsible for the management and capital development of the Maxol estate, across its 115 company owned filling stations North and South of Ireland.

The role includes the development of the groups food strategy, as well as managing all of the food franchises the company operate within their stores.

Ciaran joined Maxol in 2019 having worked with the Musgrave Group in Ireland for 13 years and has worked on or with leading Irish brands such as TESCO, SuperValu, Centra, Frank and Honest and now Maxol.

He is a graduate in Product Design from the National College of Art and Design in Dublin and has 21 years experience working in food retailing.

The forecourttech ’21 Conference program will be moderated by Mark Wohltmann, Director, NACS Global, who is also a key note speaker.

Speaker presentations are designed to educate and inform on present day and evolving technologies. From presentations on technologies that optimize operations around mobility hubs, the C-Store, to those that enhance the customer experience, including e-mobility, payment & smart checkout systems. Presentations will come from major European retailers The Maxol Group & Q8, as well as leading global technology providers Dover Fueling Solutions, Scheidt & Bachmann, ICASA, Big Brother & Virta.

This year forecourttech also introduces Panel Sessions moderated by Christian Warning, MD, The Retail Marketeers & the Foodvenience Organisation. Christian will invite panelists from the delegate audience representing major and Independent Operators to discuss their views on emerging technologies, casting light on their forward thinking strategies to aid and abet technology providers in their own R&D programmes.