Mod Pizza has introduced the promotion of Becky Mulligan to the newly created place of chief restaurant officer and Stephen Blum as its first chief improvement officer.
Mulligan has been with Mod Pizza for a 12 months, the place she led the sector operations and operations excellence groups for 440-plus owned-and-operated shops.
Blum brings greater than twenty years of retailer improvement expertise to Mod, from restaurant manufacturers Panera Bread, Panda Restaurant Group and Au Bon Ache. Most lately, he was senior vice chairman, actual property, and services at Hertz.
Mod additionally employed Cynthia Richardson as vice chairman, franchising. Richardson will lead the crew that helps all franchise, non-traditional and worldwide operations. She involves MOD after 25 years at 7-Eleven the place she applied consulting companies to assist franchisees in 17 nations, throughout 77,000-plus shops.
Scott Uehlein joined MOD as vice chairman, culinary excellence and innovation. On this position, he’ll oversee the MOD culinary crew, together with all elements of menu improvement and innovation. He brings over three a long time of business expertise, having most lately served as vice chairman of product innovation and improvement at Sonic. Prior, he spent 17 years at Canyon Ranch Resorts and ILX Resorts main their meals and beverage packages.
Ben Coarde joined MOD as regional vice chairman, operations, overseeing the Jap area. Coarde beforehand spent over 14 years with Starbucks, most lately as a regional director liable for 115 café and drive by areas.
James Holguin, a seven-year MOD veteran, has been promoted to regional vice chairman, operations, liable for the Western half of the U.S.
“As MOD continues to scale, we stay centered on our people-first mission, whereas delivering an unbelievable and constant buyer expertise, centered round our craveable meals. We’re extremely grateful for Becky’s management and dedication to our objective over the previous 12 months and all of us have fun her well-deserved promotion,” stated Scott Svenson, co-founder and CEO, MOD Pizza. “I’m equally excited to welcome Stephen, Cindy, Scott and Ben and to congratulate James on a well-deserved promotion. They’re all business veterans who deliver a long time of expertise to the management crew and who will assist us proceed to assist our folks and product as we additional our development trajectory, on and off premise.”
Mod Pizza has greater than 500 shops throughout 29 states and Canada.