Washington DC (PRWEB) October 3, 2009
Ken Shriber is joining The Murphy Group LLC during an industry turning point, prompted by significant and widespread retail asset divestitures by major and independent oil companies. He will provide strategic insight and financial assistance to franchisees and distributors who wish to grow their businesses through mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Shriber previously worked for a global mega-major fuel and food retailer. His career has spanned over 23 years in the fuels marketing and convenience store industry. He held significant management positions in field and headquarters operations. He also has extensive knowledge and experience within the financial community, working with debt and equity providers who wish to fund acquisitions in the fuels/convenience store category.
Jeff Murphy, Principal and Managing Partner, said, "Ken brings a unique skill set to TMG at a time when the financing of retail acquisitions is becoming a critical focus area for fuels franchisees and distributors."
About The Murphy Group LLC:
The Murphy Group LLC (TMG) is a global business development consultancy focused on the fuels and convenience retailing industry. The firm is dedicated to generating increased profit for fuels/convenience retailers and selected suppliers. Its variety of services includes market entry strategies, brand development, training, operational improvement, global best practice benchmarking, strategic planning, merger & acquisition and now, financing expertise to support growth through acquisition.
Media contacts: At The Murphy Group LLC, 1.703.723.9637, Jeff Murphy, Principal and, Managing Partner, http://www.murphygroupllc.com
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