Most recently, Jim worked with MAM Food Co., a Dubai, United Arab Emirates food and beverage company, and Papa Murphy's; assisting both with their international development and partnering with them operationally after opening.
Shortreed has over 25 years of global restaurant experience, specifically in Franchise Operations. Previously, Blain was the Managing Director of Pizza Hut's Middle East/North Africa business.
SONIC Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC) today announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cliff Hudson, will retire and that President Claudia San Pedro will lead the company, effective as of the closing of SONIC's proposed acquisition by Inspire Brands.
CEC Entertainment, Inc. announced the appointment of Mahesh Sadarangani to President of Peter Piper Pizza, effective immediately. Sadarangani joins a leadership team, which includes operations led by Mark Eastham and finance led by Rex Moffett. In this role, he will oversee strategic business development and growth .
Prior to accepting the position at Church's, Lawrence served in a similar capacity for Bojangles Restaurants Inc., where he was responsible for end-to-end supply chain operations, including quality assurance, planning, procurement, and distribution for more than 750 company-owned and franchised restaurants in the US.
Adam Garner will take the role of Vice President of Operations
Papa Johns Announces New Organizational Structure and Executive Promotions and Appointments
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today announced the promotion of Vipul Chawla, 50, to President of Pizza Hut International, reporting to Yum! Brands Chief Executive Officer Greg Creed, effective December 3, 2018.
Jared has previously worked at brands such as FedEx and JLL. In his new role at Dickey's he looks to support the growth of the Dickey's franchise network and build a best in class team to create top of the line Dickey's locations.
Grismer is an accomplished finance executive, bringing to Starbucks significant leadership experience at global, consumer-facing growth companies, including more than 25 years combined at Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Yum! Brands (parent company to KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell) and The Walt Disney Company.