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Chief Executive

About the role

CJ Lang is both a retailer and a wholesaler as well as a highly established and family owned Scottish business. With a turnover of £200m and directly employing around 2,000, it is one of the country’s largest independent companies. HQ is in Dundee.

It owns 119 retail convenience stores with a full range of branded and SPAR own label products. Approximately 60% of them also operate as Post Offices.  SPAR Independents number approximately a further 180 stores and are operated by their individual owners.  CJ Lang supply these stores with product direct from its own Regional Distribution Centre.

The Chief Executive will however be both a strategic thinker as well as an exceptional operational leader.  He/She will be commercially aware, advising on the best path of growth of the business, and will have day-to-day control and responsibility for all aspects of the company’s profitability and long-term development.

This exciting opportunity requires a very able leader with a background in Retail/Wholesale/FMCG and who has strong leadership qualities and flair for innovation and ingenuity.

For further information and detailed conversation please contact Willie Finlayson via or by phone 0131 539 7087.

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