C J Lang appoints company owned store director

CJ lang has appointed Frank McCarron as its new company owned store director, replacing the outgoing Steve Irons who has left the business to explore new opportunities.

McCarron has worked in the food retail sector for over 35 years and his most recent position was senior regional business manager with Scotmid. He also previously held the position of area manager with Botterill’s convenience stores and prior to that worked in several retail operations roles.

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Colin McLean, chief executive of C J Lang & Son Ltd said: “I am delighted Frank has joined us. We wanted someone to help take our company owned store division to the next level and Frank has all the skills and experience to do that.”

McCarron added; “Joining CJ Lang as the company owned stores director in January 2024 is an incredible honour. The recent acquisition of nine new stores from ScotFresh marks the next thrilling chapter in the company’s already impressive journey over recent years, and I’m eager to contribute to its continued success.”

Frank will join the business in the early part of 2024.

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Paul Hill is the Editor of Better Wholesaling. He can be found on Twitter at @BW_PaulHill, or contacted via paul.hill@newtrade.co.uk and 07960935659.


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