Domino's Pizza Appoints Christopher K. McGlothlin as Chief Information Officer
Strong QSR Industry Experience; 11 Years with Yum Brands
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, today announced the appointment of Christopher K. McGlothlin as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer. He will report to Domino's Pizza Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, David A. Brandon. McGlothlin, 41, replaces the previous Domino's CIO, who left the company in late 2005.
McGlothlin will be responsible for all information technology functions, providing IT strategy and its alignment with Domino's business objectives and results.
Since 1995, McGlothlin has served in numerous roles with Yum Brands, where he gained eleven years of technology, information systems, operations, finance and strategy experience. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Operations Technology, responsible for the business design and execution of Yum's back office and point-of-sale restaurant technologies, above store reporting systems, and data warehouse solutions. Prior to this, he served as the Senior Director of Yum Restaurant Excellence, and as the Director of KFC Finance/Strategic Planning.
"Chris is a great fit for Domino's Pizza," said Mr. Brandon. "His industry experience, coupled with his extensive knowledge of both technology and general business will be invaluable in his role as our new CIO. We look forward to the development and execution of many technological innovations for Domino's Pizza under his leadership."
Prior to his employment at Yum Brands, McGlothlin worked for Deloitte and Touche Management Consulting, Strategic Planning Associates, and Hewlett- Packard. He holds an M.B.A from Harvard Business School, and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering and B.S. in Industrial Engineering, both from Stanford University.
A native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, McGlothlin will be relocating back to his home town to be headquartered at the Domino's World Resource Center. He will be joined by his wife, Anastasia and three children, Damian, Nastassia, and Cade.
Founded in 1960, Domino's Pizza is the recognized world leader in pizza delivery. Domino's is listed on the NYSE under the symbol "DPZ." Through its primarily franchised system, Domino's operates a network of approximately 8,000 franchised and Company-owned stores in the United States and more than 50 countries. The Domino's Pizza(R) brand, named a Megabrand by Advertising Age magazine, had global retail sales of more than $4.6 billion in 2004, comprised of nearly $3.2 billion domestically and more than $1.4 billion internationally. Domino's Pizza was named "Chain of the Year" by Pizza Today magazine, the leading publication of the pizza industry and is the "Official Pizza of NASCAR(R)." More information on the Company, in English and Spanish, can be found on the web at http://www.dominos.com .
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