Local Domino's Pizza Leaders Carry Olympic Flame
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Jan. 3, 2002 - Four local Domino's Pizza leaders will be among several community residents who will carry the Olympic Flame as it travels through Ann Arbor on its way to Salt Lake City for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games.
Carrying the flame for Domino's Pizza are:
Dave Brandon, chairman and chief executive officer
Harry Silverman, chief financial officer
Hoyt Jones, executive vice president, flawless execution
Ken Calwell, executive vice president, build the brand
The Domino's leaders were selected from more than 210,000 nominees to carry the flame on Monday, January 7, 2002 as part of the 65-day Olympic Torch Relay.
"We are proud to have this opportunity to carry the Olympic Flame as it weaves its way across the country on its way to the 2002 Olympic Games," said Brandon. "This Relay signifies a celebration of humanity and is a truly momentous occasion for Ann Arbor."
Domino's team members will be lining the street to help cheer along the Domino's leadership team members as they each carry the Olympic Flame on the morning of January 7.
The Olympic Flame will visit 46 states, cover 13,500 miles and be carried by 11,500 torchbearers, who will each carry the torch for two-tenths of a mile. On February 8, 2002, the Olympic Flame will enter Salt Lake City, Utah for the Opening Ceremony, 2002 Olympic Winter Games. For additional information on the Torch Relay go to www.coke.com.
Founded in 1960, Domino's Pizza operates 7,112 stores throughout the United States and 65 international markets.