Fulham Taps Industry Veteran to Head OEM Sales Team

Hawthorne, Calif. — Fulham Co., Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, has appointed Edwin Reyes as director of OEM sales and business development. In his new role, Reyes will oversee

Krystal Adds New Leadership to Improve Operations

Atlanta — The Krystal Company has hired two senior executives with extensive QSR experience to lead its ongoing revitalization plan. Tim Ward fills the newly created position of president and chief operating officer, and Bruce Vermilyea joins the brand as chief financial

Motili Appoints New CEO

Denver — Motili, a leading real estate technology solutions company, has appointed Karl Pomeroy as its new chief executive officer. He brings more than 30 years in HVAC sales and management to the helm at Motili. Previously, Pomeroy held the

Gap Inc. Chief Executive Officer to Step Down

San Francisco — Gap Inc.’s president and chief executive officer, Art Peck, will step down from his position and from the company’s board. Peck will leave Gap after a brief transition. Effective immediately, Robert J. Fisher, the company’s current non-executive

Service Management Group Hires SVP, Retail Customer Engagement

Kansas City, Mo. — Service Management Group (SMG), a global customer, patient and employee experience management provider to more than 500 brands, has hired customer experience practitioner and thought leader Brian Dennis as senior vice president, retail customer engagement. He

Eggs Up Grill Names VP of Franchise Development

Spartanburg, S.C. — Eggs Up Grill has appointed Todd Owen as its new vice president of franchise development. Owen brings a rich background in successful franchise development, leading sales and business development with brands that included Qdoba Mexican Eats, spearheading

Specialty F&B and Hospitality Expert Joins Cushman & Wakefield  

Philadelphia — Global commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has welcomed food, beverage and hospitality industry veteran Chef Michael Traud, J.D., Ed.D., to its national Specialty F&B, Entertainment & Hospitality Consulting team. In his new role as specialty

DWM Construction & Renovation Creates New Role

Latham, N.Y. — DWM Construction & Renovation has promoted Andrew Carnes to field project manager and on-site trainer. Carnes previously served as project manager, where he was responsible for overseeing and completing projects on time and to customers’ satisfaction. Carnes

MC Group Merges with Icon

Mentor, Ohio — MC Group and Icon have merged to form one of the largest brand implementation companies in the United States. The combined organization now provides comprehensive signage, construction, energy and maintenance solutions to some of the nation’s largest

Casey’s General Stores Taps CKE Operations Chief as its New CMO

Ankeny, Iowa — Casey’s General Stores, Inc. has hired Tom Brennan as chief merchandising officer, reporting to CEO Darren Rebelez. Brennan will lead the development and implementation of the company’s overall merchandising and prepared foods strategy. He joins Casey’s from

Restaurant Technologies Names New SVP of Operations

Minneapolis — Restaurant Technologies, a leading provider of cooking oil management and automated exhaust cleaning solutions, has recruited Tim Curran as senior vice president of operations. He joins the company from Binswanger Glass, where he served as CEO. In this

Target Promotes SVP of Operations to EVP & CFO

Minneapolis — Target Corporation has named Michael Fiddelke as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective November 1, 2019. He will be responsible for financial planning and analysis, financial operations, internal audit, accounting, investor relations, treasury, tax and risk.

Bed Bath & Beyond Names New President and CEO

Union, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has appointed Mark J. Tritton as president and chief executive officer and as a member of its board of directors, effective November 4, 2019. He succeeds Mary A. Winston, interim CEO. Tritton

GATES Construction Names New Senior Superintendent 

Bonita Springs, Fla. — GATES Construction has added Ben Haynie as senior superintendent. Haynie is responsible for daily onsite supervision of GATES’ projects, including quality control, safety, security, project closeout and transition planning. Haynie has over 37 years of construction

DWM Promotes From Within & Creates FM Solution Squad

Latham, N.Y. and Orlando, Fla. — DWM Comprehensive Facility Solutions has promoted three key employees. These moves reinforce DWM’s commitment to employee and client development. Amy Mason, a 4-year veteran of DWM, was promoted to strategic account manager. In her

Gap Inc. Appoints New Head of Athleta

San Francisco — Gap Inc. has appointed Mary Beth Laughton as president and chief executive officer of Athleta. Laughton will begin her new role in late October and will serve on Gap Inc.’s senior leadership team reporting to president and

Shoe Carnival Makes Key Executive Appointments

Evansville, Ind. — Shoe Carnival, Inc., a leading retailer of moderately priced footwear and accessories, has made several executive appointments to support its ongoing customer-centric business transformation. Cliff Sifford, in addition to continuing to serve as CEO, also assumed the

Yum! Brands Makes 2 Key Technology Appointments

Louisville, Ky. — Yum! Brands, Inc. has hired Clay Johnson as the company’s chief digital and technology officer, and has promoted Gavin Felder to chief strategy officer. These newly created positions will partner with the global brand divisions to elevate

Montague Appoints Regional Sales Manager for the Central U.S.

Hayward, Calif. — The Montague Company, manufacturer of some of the world’s finest commercial cooking equipment, has hired Dede Kramer as regional sales manager for the Central U.S. An industry veteran, Kramer comes to Montague with an impressive 30-year history

Ice-O-Matic Makes Strategic Personnel Changes

Denver — Alex Tappé, vice president of sales and marketing at Ice-O-Matic, has announced strategic organizational changes to the company’s sales team that are effective immediately. Scott Meyer will no longer be the regional manager for Colorado. Meyer is moving

Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. Names Interim CFO

Syracuse, N.Y. — Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. has named Timothy J. LaLonde as interim chief financial officer, interim treasurer and interim vice president. The company is conducting a search for a permanent CFO to replace the late Paul R. Flanders,

Juice It Up! Taps Jamba Veteran to Lead Operations

Irvine, Calif. — Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading handcrafted smoothie, raw juice and superfruit bowl chains, has appointed Susan Taylor as vice president of operations. Leveraging over 26 years of experience in the restaurant industry, Taylor has

Bojangles’ Names New Chief Development Officer

Charlotte, N.C. — Bojangles’, Inc. has hired Jose R. Costa as its first chief development officer, reporting to CEO Jose Armario. In this new role, Costa will be responsible for driving the overall unit growth of the company, recruiting new