Subway restaurants announced yesterday that Donagh Herlihy has joined the company as its new Global Chief Digital and Information Officer. In this role, Herlihy is responsible for overseeing the company’s global technology teams and initiatives to deliver modern, timely and effective platforms for Subway franchisees and guests.
Herlihy has more than 20 years of experience leading global digital and e-commerce teams in the food, retail and restaurant industries, previously holding executive positions at major brands, including Bloomin’ Brands, Avon Products and the Wrigley Company. His expertise includes digital innovation and strategy, guest-facing technology and international growth.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Donagh to the Subway team,” said Subway CEO John Chidsey. “His extensive knowledge and understanding of QSR brands and restaurant technology will allow us to accelerate our digital transformation, ultimately resulting in a better guest experience as well as revenue growth and operating efficiency for our franchisees.”
“I am excited to join Subway and be a part of enhancing the brand’s digital experience, from the way we interact with our guests to how we help our global network of franchisees operate their businesses,” said Herlihy. “I Iook forward to working alongside the amazing team to build a better Subway through digital innovation.”