Marco’s Pizza has appointed Gerardo Flores to the function of chief growth officer. Flores will concentrate on gross sales, actual property and development, based on a press launch.
Flores most not too long ago 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 affix 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 models,” Flores mentioned within the press launch. “My hope is that I am going to have the ability to make a direct impression by bettering processes that assist develop the model quicker and extra effectively. My preliminary focus is to solidify the crew and make all three pillars — gross sales, actual property (and) development — work seamlessly collectively. With this, I’ve full confidence we’ll have the ability to actualize our growth targets whereas increasing with franchisees who embrace our people-first strategy to enterprise.”
Marco’s franchise enlargement continues to speed up with greater than 200 shops in varied phases of growth and greater than 350 agreements signed.
“We have set forth aggressive franchise growth progress targets, 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 areas in Puerto Rico and the Bahamas.