Caruso Affiliated Announces Hiring of John Cugasi to Lead New Airport Retail Venture

Caruso Affiliated CEO and Founder Rick J. Caruso today announced the creation of a new business venture to pursue airport retail opportunities and the appointment of John Cugasi as the company’s first Vice President for Airports to lead the effort. Cugasi served most recently as the Director of Concessions at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport overseeing the lease management and development of the airport’s concessions program.

Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. Announces Promotion of Two Senior Executives

Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: RUTH) today announced the promotion of two senior level executives, currently serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Ruth’s Chris Steak House and Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Mitchell’s Fish Market, to President and Chief Operating Officer for their respective brands.

Gandolfo’s Hires Industry Veteran Born and Raised on Long Island to Revitalize New York Deli Segment

According to ‘Save the Deli’ author David Sax, there is no comparison between an ordinary sandwich and one from a New York delicatessen. No one knows that better than Dan Pool who discovered Gandolfo’s New York Delicatessen in, of all places, Salt Lake City, Utah. It took one bite into a Gandolfo’s sandwich for Pool to invest and ultimately become owner and CEO.

Sonic Appoints New Chief Information Officer

Miller comes to Sonic from his position as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Movie Gallery/Hollywood Video, where he was responsible for integrating and upgrading the IT capabilities of more than 3,800 stores, including data center consolidation, multiple point-of-sale (POS) systems, merchandising, inventory, e-commerce, workforce management and corporate systems.