The brand has promoted three executives to its C-suite, including Jim Thompson as Chief Operating Officer, Terry McKee as Chief Development Officer, and Tom Carr as Chief Marketing Officer, as well as appointed Mary Lou Atkins as Vice President of Human Resources and Carrie Evans as Vice President of Franchise Development.
Company Promotes Cindy Headen to Executive Vice President – Supply Chain
Bloomin Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLMN) promoted Sheilina Henry to Group Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion. In this newly created position, Henry will lead the companys efforts toward furthering equality and inclusion in the areas of leadership, talent, training, and education.
As a leader in communications and public relations, Dawn has built award-winning, integrated communications strategies in the hospitality, real estate, transportation and healthcare industries. Most recently, she was senior vice president for BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe) Memphis, one of the world's largest full-service global communications agencies.
Following a year of successfully leading Whataburger through an ownership transition and the challenges of a global pandemic, Whataburger President Ed Nelson was promoted to CEO of the company on August 1, 2020, by BDT Capital Partners.
In this expanded role, D'Elia will run all global marketing initiatives for the brand, leading all U.S. marketing and advertising, and working with the brand's master franchise companies around the world. D'Elia will report to Russell Weiner, chief operating officer and president, Domino's U.S.
Allen is an accomplished restaurant industry executive with deep expertise in brand strategy, operations, marketing and restaurant technology. She currently serves as chief executive officer of Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc.
The company has initiated a search for a new Chief Financial Officer. While the company searches to identify a successor, the senior members of the companys finance department will assume Tuckers responsibilities on an interim basis.
Tonn will take the helm at Roasters after a successful 15-year career at Pacific Northwest National Lab (PNNL) where he served in various roles, most recently as a financial specialist. Tonn received both a bachelors degree in business administration and his Master of Business Administration from Washington State University.
Stephanie Meltzer-Paul promoted to SVP, Digital Marketing – Santhosh Kumar promoted to SVP, Information Technology