Batteries Plus Promotes Joe Malmuth to Chief Development Officer

by Katie Lee

Hartland, Wis. — Batteries Plus, the nation’s franchise leader in battery retail, has promoted Joe Malmuth to the position of chief development officer. In this new role, he will lead the brand’s robust plans for franchise growth and development. Malmuth has been with Batteries Plus for nearly 4 years, serving in a multitude of roles related to Batteries Plus’ franchise development arm, most recently as chief franchising officer.

Joe Malmuth, Batteries Plus

Malmuth’s tenure as chief franchising officer, a position he’s held since fall 2022, has been marked by significant achievements of the growth and success of the Batteries Plus franchise network. In fact, Batteries Plus is poised to mark a fifth straight year of record-breaking growth. Under Malmuth’s guidance, Batteries Plus additionally introduced its Market Stewardship franchising opportunity that awards franchisees an entire market, with the first of such agreements signed for the Atlanta market in summer 2023.

“This promotion is a natural move for Joe as he’s already demonstrated impressive development of the Batteries Plus franchise,” says Jon Sica, chief business officer of Batteries Plus. “From his commitment to fostering positive relationships with our franchisees, to his passion for the industry and innovative approach to business development, we’re confident Joe will continue to play a pivotal role in driving Batteries Plus’ success.”

Batteries Plus, founded in 1988 and headquartered in Hartland, Wis., has more than 800 store locations in operation and development nationwide. Batteries Plus is owned by Freeman Spogli, a private equity firm based in Los Angeles and New York City. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Batteries Plus

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