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Franchise Industry Personnel Changes

When it comes to business, it's all about people, and networking is the name of the game. Read up-to-the-minute announcements about franchise movers and shakers as they accept promotions, make strategic moves, and build franchise operations teams and alliances with the best people in franchising. If franchise executives and officers are on the move get all the details here—and perhaps find a new opportunity for yourself.

Massage Envy, the pioneer and largest national franchisor of massage therapy, assisted stretching and skincare services, has named Kurt Ullman vice president, International Development.
Fazoli’s, America's largest fast casual Italian chain, announced today it has appointed three industry veterans to the company’s corporate leadership team.
Home Care Assistance, North America’s largest provider of in-home care, has appointed industry veteran Matt Neal as Vice President of Corporate Development.
Huntington Learning Center, the nation's leading K-12 tutoring and test prep provider, is proud to announce the appointment of Anne Huntington as Vice President of Business Development.
The Lost Cajun, a family-friendly restaurant focused on authentic Cajun food and hospitality, has announced new ownership for their Texas locations in Midland and Odessa.
Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) announced that Chris O’Neill has been elected to serve on the Gap Inc. board of directors, effective February 4, 2018.
  • Nov 15th, 2017
  • By: Gap Inc
  • 7    0
Taco Bell announced that Melissa Lora, President, Taco Bell International, will be retiring in the summer of 2018 after 31 years with the company.
Famous Dave's of America, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Jeffery Crivello as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, effective November 14, 2017.
ZIPS Dry Cleaners (ZIPS) announced that Reid Bechtle will retire as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on November 30, 2017.
National chain Jersey Mike’s Subs, with more than 1,500 locations open and under development, names restaurant industry veteran Brian O’Hagan as Vice President of Sales.
Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar®, in a move that positions the brand for a return to profitable growth and long-term success, has promoted Kevin Carroll.
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Quaker Steak & Lube®, known for its award-winning food, including Best Wings USA and more than 20 sauces, announced today that Bruce Lane has been promoted to vice president of operations and franchise services.
A little over a decade ago, a then 20-year old Adam Oldenburg took a job as a delivery driver for Toppers Pizza.
Scott Breault will take on the newly created role of Chief Brand Officer (CBO) at burgeoning gym franchise Retro Fitness.
Dessange International announced today the hiring of John Costanza as President and Chief Executive Officer of Dessange Group North America.
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) today announced the election of Matthew E. Winter, President of The Allstate Corporation, to serve on its board of directors, effective on November 3rd.
Ziebart International Corporation, the global leader in automotive detailing, films and protection services, has promoted Brian Jackman to Corporate Controller.
  • Nov 3rd, 2017
  • By: Ziebart
  • 30    0
Duck Donuts Franchising Company, known for serving Warm, Delicious and Made To Order!® donuts, announced Gary McAneney, formerly chief operating officer, has been promoted to the newly created position of president, effective immediately.
Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD) today announced that Barry Barnett was recently named senior vice president of global supply chain.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) today announced that Hyatt has selected Amy Weinberg as senior vice president, World of Hyatt loyalty program.
Farmer Boys Food, Inc. which has built a reputation on their farm fresh cooked-to-order menu, comfortable restaurant atmosphere, and friendly staff, has hired Huntley Castner to serve as Chief Financial Officer.
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Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) today announced that Michael Korcuska has been appointed Chief Product Officer.
Sir Grout, a leader in the hard surface restoration industry, is proud to announce that Jim Giangrosso, an entrepreneur with an extensive background in stone restoration, is the new owner of Sir Grout Tampa.
Jamba, Inc. (Nasdaq: JMBA) announced Claudia Schaefer will join the company as Chief Marketing Officer.
Hard Rock International - with presence in more than 73 countries - announces the promotion of Edward Tracy to chief executive officer, Asia.
Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), the largest full-service residential real estate services company in the United States, today announced a leadership succession plan
With 67 new territory openings in 2017, Mosquito Joe now has an impressive 234 in operation, proving the scalability of the concept and creating a robust national presence.
SpeedPro Imaging is pleased to announce that Larry Oberly will join the company as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective November 6, 2017.
ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV) announced it has named Matthew (Matt) Stevenson as president of its Terminix residential pest control and termite business.
  • Oct 20th, 2017
  • By: Terminix
  • 21    0
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the appointment of Rena Hozore Reiss as Executive Vice President and General Counsel.

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