Quiznos CEO Stepping Down

Denver — Doug Pendergast has stepped down as president and chief executive officer of Quiznos, a premier quick‐service restaurant chain and the pioneer of the toasted sandwich. Katie Scherping, current chief financial officer, will serve as interim president and CEO.

Foot Locker Names Senior Vice President – Real Estate

New York City — Foot Locker, Inc., the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, has appointed Scott Martin as senior vice president – real estate, effective June 13, 2016. Martin joins Foot Locker, Inc. from Gap Inc. He succeeds Jeffrey Berk, who retired in April after almost 20 years with the company.

The Wendy's Company Appoints CEO

Dublin, Ohio — The Wendy's Company has appointed Todd Penegor as chief executive officer of the company, in addition to his current role as president. Additionally, Emil Brolick has retired from management duties with the company.

Diversified Restaurant Holdings Details Management Succession Plan

Southfield, Mich. — Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. has formed a management succession plan that advances CFO David G. Burke to president and CEO on January 1, 2017, or upon the selection of a new CFO, whichever comes first. The current chairman, president and CEO, Michael Ansley, will remain as chairman of the board after the transition.

Target Names EVP & Chief Merchandising Officer

Minneapolis — Target Corporation has hired Mark Tritton as executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. In addition, Jason Goldberger will assume the newly created role of chief digital officer and president of Target.com. Both Tritton and Goldberger will report to Target’s chairman and CEO, Brian Cornell, effective June 5, 2016.

Northwood Retail Opens Regional Office in Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, N.C. — Northwood Retail, LLC has expanded its North Carolina presence with the addition of a leasing and management office in Charlotte. The regional office will oversee operations at Blakeney, Blakeney Crossing and Latta Arcade in Charlotte, N.C., as well as support the leasing activity for Waverly Place in Cary, N.C. and Freshfields Village in Kiawah Island, S.C.

BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. Appoints EVP, Chief Growth Officer

Westborough, Mass. — BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. has appointed Lee Delaney as executive vice president, chief growth officer, effective May 9, 2016. Delaney will be responsible for the company's merchandising and supply chain organization, and will report directly to BJ's president and CEO, Chris Baldwin.

Smashburger Co-Founder Named Chief Brand Officer

Denver — Tom Ryan, a Smashburger co-founder and food industry icon, will assume the role of chief brand officer, spearheading brand evolution as the company expands its operations and global ambitions. Ryan and partner Rick Schaden co-founded Smashburger in 2007; Ryan has since served as chief concept officer.

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.

Hallmark Names Senior Vice President – Supply Chain

Kansas City, Mo. — Beth Ward, managing director of Hallmark's Asia Pacific procurement organization, has been named senior vice president – supply chain, effective April 1, 2016. Ward will replace Pete Burney who retired after 25 years with the company.

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