Barrett Joins KSS Fuels Management Team

Published in CSP Daily News

Brings 20 years of fuels marketing experience from BP

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- KSS Fuels has announced that Scott Barrett has joined the management team as vice president of customer pricing and planning management. Barrett joins KSS Fuels from BP and brings more than 20 years of retail and wholesale fuels marketing experience in the petroleum downstream business.

He will define and oversee the delivery of a range of pricing and planning management services aimed at helping KSS Fuels' customers extract maximum value from their pricing and retail network planning processes.

Barrett joined BP's Convenience Retail business in 1990, where he held a variety of positions at site and district management levels, including roles in retail network planning, program development, fuels supply and pricing. His most recent position was the pricing programs manager within the fuels value chain, where he led the pricing process design and systems agenda for the U.S. Fuels organization.

In this role, Barrett managed process and system integration efforts for the retail, contract and rack channels within BP's U.S. businesses. He brings deep subject matter expertise to KSS Fuels, along with commercial experience of a range of pricing and retail network planning technologies.

"We're thrilled to be welcoming someone with such a broad range of skills and industry experience gained from one of the industry's leading players," said Bob Stein, president and chief executive officer of KSS Fuels. "Scott's knowledge of the diverse North American market, together with his exposure to global fuels marketing strategies and practices, will immediately benefit our customers and our company."

KSS Fuels is the leading global provider of fuels pricing and retail network planning software, analytics and consulting services to companies in the oil and gas, convenience store, grocery and retail industries. KSS Fuels helps fuel retailers, distributors and marketers implement effective pricing solutions to increase profitability and analyze retail networks to pinpoint growth opportunities and optimize capital investment to enhance operational performance. The company has North American headquarters in Florham Park, N.J., and international operations in Canada, China, India, Japan, Korea and South Africa, with headquarters in Manchester, U.K.