Marco’s Pizza has appointed Gerardo Flores to the position of chief improvement officer. Flores will concentrate on gross sales, actual property and building, in keeping with a press launch.
Flores most just lately served as vice chairman of actual property at Tropical Café. He had additionally labored for Jersey Mike’s Subs, the place he was the vice chairman of actual property. He is additionally held positions with Quiznos, Chilly Stone Creamery and PetSmart.
Gerardo Flores. Offered.
“I’m honored to hitch Marco’s at a time when progress is a key strategic enterprise precedence because the model appears to be like to its subsequent 1,000 items,” Flores mentioned within the press launch. “My hope is that I will have the ability to make a right away influence by enhancing processes that assist develop the model quicker and extra effectively. My preliminary focus is to solidify the group and make all three pillars — gross sales, actual property (and) building — work seamlessly collectively. With this, I’ve full confidence we’ll have the ability to actualize our improvement objectives whereas increasing with franchisees who embrace our people-first method to enterprise.”
Marco’s franchise enlargement continues to speed up with greater than 200 shops in varied levels of improvement and greater than 350 agreements signed.
“We have set forth aggressive franchise improvement progress objectives, and bringing in a powerful franchise chief is paramount to ship on our future success,” Tony Libardi, co-CEO and president of Marco’s Pizza, mentioned within the press launch. “With many years of more and more profitable franchise expertise within the quick-service restaurant business, Gerardo brings a imaginative and prescient and progress enterprise mindset as we proceed to increase throughout the nation and past.”
Marco’s Pizza operates greater than 1,100 shops in 33 states with places in Puerto Rico and the Bahamas.