Pei Wei Names New Vice President of IT

by Katie Lee

Scottsdale, Ariz. — Pei Wei has appointed Chris Andrews as vice president of information technology. He brings to Pei Wei comprehensive, executive experience in leading IT teams, developing leading-edge technology solutions and implementing new platforms.

Andrews will report directly to Brandon Solano, chief marketing officer.

“We are pleased to welcome Chris to the team,” says CEO J. Hedrick. “He will be instrumental to our brand’s growth as we implement technologies that translate into elevated guest experiences.”

Most recently, Andrews served as vice president of infrastructure & corporate development for The Freeman Company. Prior to that, he headed up the IT division at On The Border and oversaw systems architecture and integration for CEC Entertainment.

Founded in 2000, Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Pei Wei is a Pan-Asian, fast-casual restaurant with more than 200 locations in 21 states. For more information, visit


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