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  • District Management / Travel Center GM Experience
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  • Candidate Information

    Relevant Experience – 10+ Years

    • Leading US Travel Center Company, Manager, 2+ years
    • Leading US C-store Chain, District Manager, 2+ years (market sold)
    • BP/Amoco, District Manager, 7 years (retail exit)
    • Army (military and civilian), 10 years

    Special Contributions

    • 7.2. % expense reduction; daily analyzed production reports for sales, markdowns, lost and stolen items, payroll and charges for store use.
    • Cost reductions improved manager and employee bonuses by over 20%, which also significantly reduced employee turnover.
    • Achieved 100% completion for numerous new store set-ups, on time, and under budget with no rework required.  .
    • Improved Mystery Shopper scores; District scores improved from an average 86.4% to over 93% over six months, reducing complaints and building sales in district.

    Other Notes

    • Highly organized – established database for training new hires and management personnel; training for 127K personnel
    • Results-orientated Manager/District Manager with repeated promotion and commendations.
    • Complete focus on results: continuous follow up on targets, action items and personnel development.
    • Strong community involvement – Boys Scouts of America, gathered 10.7K in donations for Food Bank of America, routinely supports charities through participation in programs.

    Availability and Compensation

    • Held in the highest regard. Exceptional professional references.
    • Candidate is available upon proper notification.
    • Total compensation expectations in line with District Manager positions.
    • Candidate is open to relocation and understands it would be required for many opportunities.
  • Category
    Retail Operations Management
  • Contact
    Contact Us Regarding Candidate # 11343Email: Klaus Kokott


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    “Now that everyone is settled in, I have a few minutes to say thank you for your assistance in helping me land this position. Prior to my job search, I had never worked with recruiters and didn’t think I would ever need to. As you know, I had my resume with several other companies, but I’m glad your posting worked out for me. For starters, your description of the company, the hiring manager (now my VP), the pay plan and the area were so correct. This really helped us in deciding to pursue this opportunity and was especially helpful when we moved here. It was as we expected (hoped) it to be.

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    Wholesale Fuel Manager, Midwest Fuel Wholesaler / Distributor

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    "Klaus carefully orchestrated an action plan geared to differentiating my unique talents from the rest of the crowd. He readily made himself available to offer guidance and conduct thorough mock interviews designed to bring out my personal strengths and value to the hiring company. His focused approach not only helped prepare me for the interview process, but gave me the confidence that I was the right person for the job. Klaus is a top notch recruiter committed to strategically preparing clients for positions he has deemed are a strong fit. He truly cares about the success of his clients and the contributions they will make to the organization."

    Category Manager, Southwest US Retail Company

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    Fred - President/CEO - Retailer - East Coast

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