June 27, 2013 // Franchising.com // HAMPTON, N.H. – The Meat House, more commonly known as the modern revival of the neighborhood butcher and grocer, announces the appointment of Douglas Tate as Chief Financial Officer.
Anchored by more than 30 years of strategic operating experience, Tate will be a key member of The Meat House’s executive team and lead all aspects of the company’s financial strategies.
"We are thrilled to welcome Doug to The Meat House management team. He has previously served in numerous leadership roles, including CFO and COO, and brings extensive expertise in directing strategic plans that significantly improve operating performance and organizational strength," said Justin Rosberg, co-founder and CEO of The Meat House. "We have tremendous growth and momentum in our business right now and Douglas is a world-class executive who will no doubt strengthen our team as we prepare for the future.”
Over the course of his career, Tate has established a dynamic reputation for leading strategic revitalization and generating significant revenue and profitability growth in middle market retail, distribution and transportation, consumer goods, and business service companies. His professional track record is proven with various diversified, multi-site, industry leaders and top tier private equity firms, including Dunkin’ Donuts, CD& R and Fidelity.
“The dedicated and passionate leadership team at The Meat House is unique and something that I am proud to join,” said Tate. “My philosophy has always been to be a resource to the business, developing high performance teams and powerful value-based operating cultures. I look forward to being part of this family, working closely with the team in place here, and contributing to our continued success.”
Founded in 2003 by lifelong friends Justin Rosberg and Jason Parent, The Meat House is the modern revival of the neighborhood butcher and grocer. With a focus on quality, consistency and superior customer service, The Meat House offers the satisfaction of by-gone days as the only national butcher shop franchise. The Meat House began its franchise opportunity in 2008, and has since grown to 29 locations across 10 states, with more than 55 additional stores under development and scheduled to open during the next 5-10 years. For more information, visit www.themeathouse.com.
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