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Amerlux Appoints Vice President of Commercial Lighting Sales

Oakland, N.J. — Amerlux has appointed Ted des Enfants to vice president of commercial lighting sales. In his new position, he oversees the commercial sales team including the firm’s network of sales agencies across North America while upgrading support for agents, specifiers and customers to exceed the latest in service requirements, and create new programs that are user-friendly, scalable and will satisfy their lighting needs.

East Coast Wings & Grill Takes Data-Driven Approach to Franchise Growth

Fort Worth, Texas — East Coast Wings & Grill, a fast-growing casual dining chicken wing franchise, has partnered with customer analytics firm Buxton. The new partnership will focus on helping East Coast Wings & Grill identify growth opportunities and optimize site selection decisions.  

RadioShack Names New President and CEO

Fort Worth, Texas — RadioShack has hired Dene Rogers to join the company as president and CEO on May 9, 2016. He has previously served as CEO of Target Australia and CEO of Sears Canada, which he led to become Canada's largest and most profitable online retailer. At RadioShack, Rogers will focus on positioning RadioShack's unique omni-channel platform for long term growth. Rogers will also serve on RadioShack's board of directors.

Amerlux Appoints Vice President of Global Sales

Oakland, N.J. — Amerlux has appointed John Mamo to vice president of global sales. In his new role, Mamo engages closely with international accounts that are positioned in established and rapidly growing emerging markets, including specialty retailers, major department stores, hospitality accounts, grocery retailers and mall developers throughout Europe, Mexico, Asia, the Middle East, and Central and South America.

Dickey's Barbecue Pit Signs 12-Store Development Agreement in California

San Diego — Dickey's Barbecue Pit recently signed a 12-store development agreement with Owner/Operator Michael Tucker. Already the owner of the La Quinta Dickey's location, Tucker's agreement originally contained four stores, which are slated to open in Indio, Moreno Valley and Redlands, Calif. The new agreement adds eight stores to the existing four-store deal.

ITW Earns EPA ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year–Sustained Excellence Award

Glenview, Ill. — Thanks to a continued commitment to energy efficiency and cost savings, ITW Food Equipment Group–North America (ITW FEG) has once again been awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) highest industry honor. For the seventh consecutive year, ITW FEG has earned the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year–Sustained Excellence Award.

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