Dine Brands Global, Inc. Begins CEO Search

Glendale, Calif. — The board of directors of Dine Brands Global, Inc. has retained executive search firm Spencer Stuart to assist the company in identifying an individual to succeed its chief executive officer, Steve Joyce. Joyce’s employment agreement expires February

Agilysys Names New Chief Financial Officer

Alpharetta, Ga. — Agilysys, Inc., a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, will promote Dave Wood, its current vice president – corporate strategy and investor relations, to chief financial officer on June 1, 2020. The appointment

Hera Lighting Promotes Director, Business Development

Norcross, Ga. — Hera Lighting has promoted Dustin Carpenter to director, business development. He will lead Hera’s business development team as they work together to serve all retailers in North America. “As partnerships with large retailers continue to grow for

sweetgreen Names Former Starbucks EVP as COO

Los Angeles — sweetgreen, the seasonal restaurant with the mission of connecting people to real food, has hired Starbucks veteran Chris Carr as its new chief operations officer. “Chris’ values and leadership skills will make for an exceptional addition to

Batteries Plus Hires New Director of Franchise Development

Hartland, Wis. — Batteries Plus, the leading omnichannel retailer of batteries, specialty light bulbs and phone repair services, has added Joe Malmuth as director of franchise development. He joined the Batteries Plus team on May 11, 2020. In his new

R&R BBQ Names Industry Veteran as President

Lehi, Utah — On May 7, 2020, R&R BBQ appointed industry veteran Neil Harfert as president to lead the fast-growing restaurant chain in its next chapter of growth. Founders Rod and Roger Livingston, who are brothers, will be retiring to

High Times Taps Brand and Retail Veteran as New Chief Executive

Los Angeles — Hightimes Holding Corp., the owner of High Times®, the most well-known brand in cannabis, has appointed Peter Horvath, former chief commercialization officer of American Eagle Outfitters and former chief operating officer at Victoria’s Secret, as the company’s

ShopOne REIT Promotes COO and SVP, Property Management

New York — ShopOne Centers REIT Inc., a leading owner, operator and manager of high-quality grocery-anchored shopping centers, has promoted Bob Dake to chief operating officer and Tom Shine to senior vice president, property management. Dake previously served as ShopOne’s

TravelCenters of America Begins Company-Wide Reorganization

Westlake, Ohio — TravelCenters of America Inc. has commenced a company-wide reorganization, which is a key step in the company’s strategic, long term plan to improve its operational efficiency and profitability. The reorganization plan includes significant leadership changes with the

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Appoints 4 New EVPs, Including CFO

Union, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has made four new strategic appointments to its leadership team, each of whom will report directly to President & CEO Mark Tritton. This includes the appointment of Gustavo Arnal as executive vice

Connex Announces 2020/2021 Board of Directors and Board Officers

Dallas — Connex, the multi-site facilities network, formerly known as PRSM, has announced its board of directors and has selected new officers for the 2020-2021 term. The new officers are: Chair: Jordan Campbell (pictured), Facilities Manager, BOTTEGA VENETA Vice Chair:

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Appoints Chief Operating Officer

Union, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has appointed John Hartmann as chief operating officer of Bed Bath & Beyond and president of buybuy BABY, effective May 18, 2020. He will report directly to Mark Tritton, president & CEO,

DENTCO Names New Director of Human Resources

DeWitt, Mich. — Shelly Guenther will be joining the DENTCO team as the new director of human resources, says DENTCO President Scott Milnes. She most recently worked as an HR manager with Maru Hospitality Group, which had eight restaurant locations

MOD Pizza Hires Starbucks Veteran as New Chief Financial Officer

Seattle — MOD Super-Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC (MOD Pizza) has welcomed Josh Guenser as its new chief financial officer. He will oversee financial operations, fiscal responsibility, reporting and accounting for all 480+ MOD locations across North America. Guenser joins MOD

HPM Hires Retail Construction Veteran of CR Architecture and Macy’s

Birmingham, Ala. — HPM has hired industry veteran Bruce Quisno as the company’s newest senior program development manager, positioning the fast-growing firm for expansion in new markets while also bolstering its capabilities in planning and design management. In his new

Jack in the Box Inc. Names New Chief Executive Officer

San Diego — Jack in the Box Inc. has appointed Darin Harris as chief executive officer. He will also join the board of directors, both effective on the start of his employment no later than June 15, 2020. The board

Good Times Restaurants Names New CEO

Denver — The Good Times Restaurants Inc. board of directors has named Ryan Zink as the new chief executive officer of Good Times Restaurants Inc., effective immediately. Zink has served as acting chief executive officer and chief financial officer since

Macy’s, Inc. Announces CFO Transition

New York City — Macy’s, Inc. has announced that Paula Price, executive vice president and chief financial officer, has made the decision to leave the company as of May 31, 2020. She will continue in her current role until that

Konover South, LLC Hires Director of Construction

Deerfield Beach, Fla. — Patrick Christie, P.E., has joined Deerfield Beach, Fla.-based Konover South, LLC, as director of construction. A Registered Professional Engineer with over 20 years of retail construction experience, Christie previously served as director of project management at

Williams Company Promotes 3 to Chairman, CEO and President

Orlando, Fla. — Orlando, Fla.-based Williams Company, one of the Southeast’s largest and most respected construction companies, has promoted Bob Lipscomb, a 33-year company veteran, from CEO to chairman. He joined Williams Company as a project manager in 1988 and

TravelCenters of America Inc. Appoints EVP, CFO and Treasurer

Westlake, Ohio — TravelCenters of America Inc. (TA) has appointed Peter J. Crage as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, effective immediately. Crage succeeds William E. Myers, who has resigned from the company. “Peter joins TA with experience

Gap Inc. Names New Chief Executive Officer

San Francisco — Gap Inc.’s board of directors has named Sonia Syngal, an accomplished retail leader and CEO of the portfolio’s Old Navy business since 2016, as the company’s next chief executive officer, effective March 23. She will also join

Flipp Appoints New Chief Technology and Product Officer

Toronto — Recently, Flipp, a leader in retail technology, has named Rick Neuman as its first ever chief technology and product officer, reporting directly to Flipp’s CEO. Neuman will be responsible for working closely with merchants to help them reach

Pegnato Roof Intelligence Network Names VP of Sales

Marina Del Rey, Calif. — Tom Coble has joined the executive leadership team of Pegnato Roof Intelligence Network as vice president of sales, effective March 1, 2020. Coble has extensive experience in the multi-site, national account arena, most recently with

Taco John’s Appoints Vice President for Franchise Development

Cheyenne, Wyo. — Taco John’s International Inc., a leading quick-service Mexican franchise, has appointed Brooks Speirs as vice president for franchise development. In his new role, Speirs will oversee all elements of franchise development for the legacy brand. As Taco