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 growth officer.
Mulligan has been with Mod Pizza for a 12 months, the place she led the sphere operations and operations excellence groups for 440-plus owned-and-operated shops.
Blum brings greater than twenty years of retailer growth expertise to Mod, from restaurant manufacturers Panera Bread, Panda Restaurant Group and Au Bon Ache. Most just lately, he was senior vp, actual property, and amenities at Hertz.
Mod additionally employed Cynthia Richardson as vp, franchising. Richardson will lead the workforce that helps all franchise, non-traditional and worldwide operations. She involves MOD after 25 years at 7-Eleven the place she carried out consulting providers to help franchisees in 17 international locations, throughout 77,000-plus shops.
Scott Uehlein joined MOD as vp, culinary excellence and innovation. On this position, he’ll oversee the MOD culinary workforce, together with all facets of menu growth and innovation. He brings over three a long time of business expertise, having most just lately served as vp of product innovation and growth at Sonic. Prior, he spent 17 years at Canyon Ranch Resorts and ILX Resorts main their meals and beverage applications.
Ben Coarde joined MOD as regional vp, operations, overseeing the Japanese area. Coarde beforehand spent over 14 years with Starbucks, most just lately as a regional director liable for 115 café and drive by means of areas.
James Holguin, a seven-year MOD veteran, has been promoted to regional vp, 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 goal over the previous 12 months and all of us have a good time 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 workforce and who will assist us proceed to help our folks and product as we additional our progress trajectory, on and off premise.”
Mod Pizza has greater than 500 shops throughout 29 states and Canada.