Welcome!

Log Management Authors: Dana Gardner, Pat Romanski, Elizabeth White, David H Deans, Carmen Gonzalez

News Feed Item

Dunkin' Brands Appoints Chuck Jolley As Vice President, International Integration And Franchisee Profitability

Dunkin' Brands announces three promotions to support continued international growth for Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins

CANTON, Mass., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 17,000 restaurants in 60 countries around the world, Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, today announced the appointment of Chuck Jolley to the position of Vice President, International Integration and Franchisee Profitability.  In this role, he will be responsible for the integration strategy of Dunkin' Brands' international teams, working with the brand's international partners to drive franchisee profitability.  Jolley will report to Giorgio Minardi, President, Dunkin' Brands International.

(Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120516/NE07970LOGO )

Jolley joins Dunkin' Brands from Autogrill, a leading owner of food and beverage restaurants in Europe, where he served as General Manager for Eastern Europe, overseeing strategic development throughout the region. Prior to Autogrill, he worked for Burger King Europe, where he managed an 80-person region-wide Finance team, overseeing 2,500 franchised-owned restaurants in 29 European countries. Jolley also worked for Hewlett-Packard Corporation for 12 years in various executive leadership positions, most recently as Vice President & General Manager, where he led the leasing business in the Asia Pacific region headquartered in Sydney, Australia. 

Jolley earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics (cum laude) from Jacksonville State University in Alabama. He earned a Masters in Business Administration from Rutgers University.

In addition to the appointment of Mr. Jolley, Dunkin' Brands today announced three promotions within the company to support continued international growth for both Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins. These include:

  • Jo-ming Tung has been promoted from Managing Director, Greater China for Baskin-Robbins to Vice President, Greater China for Dunkin' Brands.
  • John Varghese has been promoted from Vice President, Baskin Robbins International to Vice President, Middle East and Southeast Asia and Australia for Dunkin' Brands.
  • Carlos Vidal has been promoted from Managing Director, Europe/Middle East/India for Dunkin' Donuts to Vice President, Europe and India for Dunkin' Brands.

All three will have direct responsibility for the operations and store development of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins within their regions. They will each report directly to Mr. Minardi.

"Dunkin' Brands continues to strategically expand the presence of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins outside of the United States, delivering a consistent, but culturally relevant, brand experience for millions of international customers. Adding proven international leaders in key regions throughout the world is a key part of our plan to accelerate the growth of our business worldwide and provide even better support for our franchisees," said Giorgio Minardi, President, Dunkin' Brands International. "We are pleased to welcome Chuck Jolley to Dunkin' Brands, and congratulate Jo-ming Tung, John Varghese and Carlos Vidal on their new positions as well."

About Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc.

With more than 17,000 points of distribution in nearly 60 countries worldwide, Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) is one of the world's leading franchisors of quick service restaurants (QSR) serving hot and cold coffee and baked goods, as well as hard-serve ice cream. At the end of the second quarter 2012, Dunkin' Brands' nearly 100 percent franchised business model included more than 10,000 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants and nearly 7,000 Baskin-Robbins restaurants. For the full-year 2011, the company had franchisee-reported sales of approximately $8.3 billion. Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. is headquartered in Canton, Mass.

SOURCE Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc.

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
After years of investments and acquisitions, CloudBlue was created with the goal of building the world's only hyperscale digital platform with an increasingly infinite ecosystem and proven go-to-market services. The result? An unmatched platform that helps customers streamline cloud operations, save time and money, and revolutionize their businesses overnight. Today, the platform operates in more than 45 countries and powers more than 200 of the world's largest cloud marketplaces, managing mo...
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, helps to make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Our innovative solutions for consumers, businesses, and governments provide layered security for data centers, cloud workloads, networks, and endpoints. All our products work together to seamlessly share threat intelligence and provide a connected threat defense with centralized visibility and investigation, enabling better, faster protection. With more than 6,00...
Tapping into blockchain revolution early enough translates into a substantial business competitiveness advantage. Codete comprehensively develops custom, blockchain-based business solutions, founded on the most advanced cryptographic innovations, and striking a balance point between complexity of the technologies used in quickly-changing stack building, business impact, and cost-effectiveness. Codete researches and provides business consultancy in the field of single most thrilling innovative te...
Codete accelerates their clients growth through technological expertise and experience. Codite team works with organizations to meet the challenges that digitalization presents. Their clients include digital start-ups as well as established enterprises in the IT industry. To stay competitive in a highly innovative IT industry, strong R&D departments and bold spin-off initiatives is a must. Codete Data Science and Software Architects teams help corporate clients to stay up to date with the mod...
In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Raju Shreewastava, founder of Big Data Trunk, provided a fun and simple way to introduce Machine Leaning to anyone and everyone. He solved a machine learning problem and demonstrated an easy way to be able to do machine learning without even coding. Raju Shreewastava is the founder of Big Data Trunk (www.BigDataTrunk.com), a Big Data Training and consulting firm with offices in the United States. He previously led the data warehouse/business intelligence and Bi...
The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is a non-profit organization that provides business support services to companies expanding to Japan. With the support of JETRO's dedicated staff, clients can incorporate their business; receive visa, immigration, and HR support; find dedicated office space; identify local government subsidies; get tailored market studies; and more.
With the introduction of IoT and Smart Living in every aspect of our lives, one question has become relevant: What are the security implications? To answer this, first we have to look and explore the security models of the technologies that IoT is founded upon. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Nevi Kaja, a Research Engineer at Ford Motor Company, discussed some of the security challenges of the IoT infrastructure and related how these aspects impact Smart Living. The material was delivered interac...
CloudEXPO has been the M&A capital for Cloud companies for more than a decade with memorable acquisition news stories which came out of CloudEXPO expo floor. DevOpsSUMMIT New York faculty member Greg Bledsoe shared his views on IBM's Red Hat acquisition live from NASDAQ floor. Acquisition news was announced during CloudEXPO New York which took place November 12-13, 2019 in New York City.
Atmosera delivers modern cloud services that maximize the advantages of cloud-based infrastructures. Offering private, hybrid, and public cloud solutions, Atmosera works closely with customers to engineer, deploy, and operate cloud architectures with advanced services that deliver strategic business outcomes. Atmosera's expertise simplifies the process of cloud transformation and our 20+ years of experience managing complex IT environments provides our customers with the confidence and trust tha...
Intel is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in the Silicon Valley. It is the world's second largest and second highest valued semiconductor chip maker based on revenue after being overtaken by Samsung, and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers (PCs). Intel supplies processors for computer system manufacturers such as Apple, Lenovo, HP, and Dell. Intel also manufactu...