DWM Unveils New Organizational Structure and Executive Promotions

Latham, N.Y. — DWM Comprehensive Facility Solutions has formed a new organizational structure consistent with DWM’s long term strategy to improve the customer experience and accelerate growth. As part of the changes, DWM has established dedicated roles and responsibilities around

Tru Kids Brands™ Expands Global Leadership Team

Parsippany, N.J. — Tru Kids Brands™, parent of the Toys”R”Us® brand, has expanded its leadership team with the appointment of Anand Shah as general counsel and Brian Maeda as chief business development officer. Shah returns bringing a wealth of experience in the retail

Chicken Salad Chick Appoints New Directors to Corporate Team

Auburn, Ala. — Chicken Salad Chick, the nation’s only Southern-inspired, fast-casual chicken salad restaurant concept, has named Marianna Magee as director of marketing and Jon Musser as director of supply chain. These additions to the brand’s rapidly growing corporate team

Sonic Automotive Bolsters E-Commerce Team

Charlotte, N.C. — Sonic Automotive, Inc., one of the nation’s largest automotive retailers, has added two industry leaders to its growing e-commerce team. Steve Wittman has joined as the company’s first chief digital retail officer, and Stephen Conrad has joined

RWS Facility Services Names New Business Development Manager

Chadds Ford, Pa. — RWS Facility Services (RWS), a provider of recycling, waste and managed facilities solutions for commercial and residential businesses, has appointed Danica Sierra to the role of business development manager. Sierra brings to RWS more than 20

Bed Bath & Beyond Appoints New Regional Vice Presidents

Union, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has appointed Mary-Farrell Tarbox and Ann-Marie Clendenin as regional vice presidents (RVP) for the Central and East regions, respectively, effective October 26, 2020. Both will report directly to Gregg Melnick, executive vice

Gap Inc. Confirms New President and CEO of Old Navy

San Francisco — Gap Inc. has appointed Nancy Green as the president and CEO of Old Navy, the company’s largest brand. Green will report to Sonia Syngal, CEO of Gap Inc., and will serve on the company’s senior leadership team.

Biscuitville Names New Vice President of Operations

Greensboro, N.C. — Jeff Linville has been named vice president of operations at Biscuitville Fresh Southern®. For more than 20 years, Linville has served in various C-suite and senior management roles within franchised, private equity firms as well as other

QDOBA Mexican Eats Hires VP of Franchise Development

San Diego — QDOBA Mexican Eats, the largest franchise opportunity in the fast-casual Mexican segment, has hired franchising industry veteran Peter Ortiz as vice president of franchise development. In his new role, Ortiz will be directing the 730-unit brand’s strategic

Biscuitville Founder Maurice Jennings Sr. Dies at 86

Greensboro, N.C. — Biscuitville founder Maurice Neuborne Jennings passed away on September 19, having spent his last days surrounded by his family. He was 86. Jennings founded Biscuitville in 1966 first as Pizzaville, which became a community favorite pizza restaurant.

Bed Bath & Beyond Names New Chief Technology Officer

Union, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has appointed Scott Lindblom as its new chief technology officer. Effective September 28, 2020, Lindblom will report directly to COO John Hartmann and will lead the company’s enterprise technology transformation. He joins the company from

Molly McShane Named Second CEO in The McShane Companies’ 35-Year History

Rosemont, Ill. — National real estate development and construction services provider The McShane Companies’ board of directors has appointed Molly McShane as chief executive officer, effective October 1, 2020. She previously held the position of chief operating officer. “During this

Telgian Fire Safety Promotes Senior Vice President of Sales

Phoenix — Telgian Fire Safety has promoted Ryan Smith to senior vice president of sales. He will align the sales organization’s objectives with business strategy through strategic planning, sales strategy development, forecasting, resource planning and budgeting. Smith will also develop

Juice It Up! Appoints Franchise Veteran to Advance Operations

Irvine, Calif. — Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading handcrafted smoothie, açaí bowl and raw juice chains, has appointed Carlo Verdugo as director of operations and business development. An industry veteran with nearly two decades of franchise experience,

Del Taco Restaurants Names New Vice President, Marketing Technology

Lake Forest, Calif. — Del Taco Restaurants, Inc., the nation’s second-largest Mexican quick-service restaurant*, has appointed Erin Levzow to the new position of vice president, marketing technology. Levzow brings a wide breadth of experience in marketing, marketing technology, mobile apps

Bed Bath & Beyond Appoints Chief Supply Chain Officer

Union, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has appointed Juan Guerrero as senior vice president (SVP), chief supply chain officer, effective immediately. He will report directly to John Hartmann, COO and president of buybuy BABY, and be responsible for

Park Assist Promotes Ron Votto to Vice President

Cheshire, Conn. — Park Assist® has promoted Ron Votto to vice president. With over 30 years of experience in the parking technology sector, Votto brings a depth of industry knowledge and leadership skills that make him an optimal addition to

Bed Bath & Beyond Appoints Retail Veteran to Regional VP

Union, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has appointed Rick Wilkins as regional vice president for the West region, effective immediately. He will report directly to Gregg Melnick, executive vice president (EVP) and chief stores officer, and will play a key role in the

Target Names New Senior Vice President of Marketing

Minneapolis — Target Corporation has named Maurice Cooper senior vice president of marketing. He will oversee Target’s marketing, creating plans that are guest-centric, culturally relevant and inclusive to fuel consumer affinity for Target’s brand and grow its business. He will

Restaurant Technologies Hires Former HR Chief at Caribou Coffee

Minneapolis — Alissa Partee has joined Restaurant Technologies as chief people officer. Her role at Restaurant Technologies, the top provider of foodservice cooking oil and hood and flue management solutions, will be to lead human resources and expand upon the

Chicken Salad Chick Bolsters Leadership Team

Auburn, Ala. — Chicken Salad Chick, a Southern-inspired, fast-casual chicken salad restaurant concept, has promoted five existing brand leaders amid the company’s ongoing growth and success. The brand has promoted three executives to its C-suite, including Jim Thompson as chief

Pancheros Mexican Grill’s Names New Operations Leadership

Coralville, Iowa — As Pancheros continues to see increased month-over-month sales, loyalty program growth and three new restaurant openings, the brand has hired two new executives to lead its operations strategy as it ramps up for growth and expansion. Erik

Juice It Up! Elevates Susan Taylor to President and CEO

Irvine, Calif. — Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading handcrafted smoothie, açaí bowl and raw juice chains, has promoted Susan Taylor to president and chief executive officer. She joined Juice It Up!’s senior leadership team last September as