A&W Canada Plans 2018 Leadership Transition

Vancouver — Effective February 16, 2018, Susan Senecal will become president and CEO of A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. and A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund, becoming the fifth CEO in the company's 62-year history, and the first-ever fully bilingual CEO and woman in the role. Senecal is currently president and chief operating officer of the company.

Pei Wei Names New Chief Financial Officer

Dallas — Pei Wei, the leading Pan-Asian, fast-casual restaurant brand, is continuing its executive team expansion with the addition of Jim Lebs as chief financial officer. He joins Pei Wei from CiCi’s Pizza.

Kroger Names New Leadership for the Central and QFC Divisions

Cincinnati — Katie Wolfram, president of the Central division of The Kroger Co., will retire on November 4, 2017 after 38 years of service. Pam Matthews, currently the QFC division president, has been promoted to succeed her. Suzy Monford will join the company to serve as president of the QFC division.

Subway Names New Chief Digital Officer

Milford, Conn. — Subway® Restaurants has promoted Carissa Ganelli to chief digital officer. Ganelli is responsible for the brand's global digital strategy and will lead Subway Digital, a team dedicated to transforming the guest experience through the integration of digital tools and an omnichannel strategy.

Enviromatic Opens New Branch Office in Florida

Minneapolis — Enviromatic Corporation of America has opened a new branch office in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. In addition to providing superior and timely local services to existing customers in the South Florida area, the new office was needed to handle a large influx of new customers.

DWM Construction & Renovation Expands Client Support

Latham, N.Y. — DWM Construction & Renovation, a division of DWM, Inc., has promoted Jennifer Boivin to projects team lead. In her new role, Boivin will act as first point of office support for field project managers and be responsible for the daily operational management of all in-office project coordinators.

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Expands Executive Leadership Team

Atlanta — Tropical Smoothie Cafe, a leading fast-casual cafe concept, has appointed five industry veterans to the company's corporate leadership team: Rob Collins as chief marketing officer, Pete Ward as general counsel, Paul Marsden as chief financial officer, Jaime Denney as senior vice president of operations and Cheryl Fletcher as vice president of franchise development strategy.

General Pipe Cleaners Names New National Sales Manager

McKees Rocks, Pa. — General Pipe Cleaners, a division of General Wire Spring, has named Dave Dunbar as national sales manager, effective October 2, 2017. A 21-year veteran of General, Dunbar succeeds Andy Zelazny, who retired at the end of September after 40 years with the company.

Captain D's Promotes Company Veteran to Director of Operations

Nashville, Tenn. — Captain D's has promoted Summer Sims to director of operations. In her new role, Sims will oversee the operations and financial responsibilities of Alabama, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Arkansas territories and help to hire and develop talented professionals for these areas.

Office Depot Names New Chief Legal Officer

Boca Raton, Fla. — Office Depot, Inc. has hired N. David Bleisch, a distinguished law professional with more than 30 years of experience, as executive vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary.

Lighting Science Appoints New President

West Warwick, R.I. — Lighting Science®, an innovative LED lighting technology company, has appointed Khim Lee as president. With over 15 years of experience in LED lighting, management consulting and private equity operations, Lee is ideally equipped to drive the next phase of growth at Lighting Science.

Lowe's Names New SVP, Supply Chain Field Operations

Mooresville, N.C. — Lowe's Companies, Inc. has hired Michael West as senior vice president of supply chain field operations, effective September 25, 2017. He joins the company from Neiman Marcus and will report to Brent G. Kirby, chief supply chain officer.

U.S. Concrete Hires New Chief Financial Officer

Euless, Texas — U.S. Concrete, Inc. has hired financial executive John E. Kunz to join the executive team as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Kunz brings over 30 years of financial expertise to U.S. Concrete, including accounting, tax, finance and capital markets experience.

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