Nexterus Names Jan Pithey as New Franchise Development Manager
March 24, 2020 // Franchising.com // NEW FREEDOM, Pa. - Nexterus, a world-class leader with decades of experience in supply chain management and technology, is excited to welcome Jan Pithey as its new Franchise Development Manager. She brings more than 30 years of franchise leadership experience, having held several senior positions within the restaurant, food, and retail industries.
Prior to joining Nexterus, Pithey was the Director of Franchise Development for Lift Brands. She sold 30 new YogaFit Studios in 13 states. At Let’s Dish! she developed new territories with multi- and single-unit stores, resulting in 10 percent growth. During her tenure at International Dairy Queen, Pithey was instrumental in the success of the brand’s Development and Operations departments. Pithey has also held senior leadership roles at Haagen-Dazs Franchising, Inc. and Dunn Brothers Coffee.
“Jan brings extensive expertise in franchise development to the Nexterus team and will do an amazing job strategically targeting our top areas of opportunity throughout the country,” said Ryan Polakoff, President of Nexterus Franchising. “This is a pivotal time in the global economy. We believe Jan is the perfect person to expand the Nexterus franchise with partners who are ready to realize their dream of successfully owning and growing a business.”
Nexterus has been a leader in the supply chain management industry since 1946. During that time, the company has sought to make small and medium-sized businesses more competitive through the implementation of best-in-class supply chain strategies.
With its franchise program, Nexterus is not only looking to provide job security to existing industry professionals and executives, but to change the landscape of supply chain management by creating a perfectly integrated and proprietary system that modernizes and optimizes outdated practices and technology.
“Nexterus is a trusted partner in the supply chain industry,” said Pithey. “I am excited and honored to join this talented and dedicated organization. I look forward to welcoming new franchisees to the Nexterus family.”
Nexterus is a supply chain engineering and technology firm that has been helping small to mid-sized companies effectively compete in the global marketplace since 1946. Nexterus provides solutions to complex business issues, applying our expertise and best-in-class technology to model, optimize and manage global supply chain strategies.