Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) has named Tom Curtis as its new executive vice president of Team USA. Curtis will lead Domino's network of 396 company-owned stores across the United States. He will also oversee Domino's operations innovation and global store training teams.
"Tom has been a key player on our team for many years and I know that Team USA is going to benefit from his many years of operational experience with our brand," said Domino's Chief Executive Officer Ritch Allison. "I'm looking forward to bringing his strong track record on the franchise side of the business to our corporate stores around the country."
After graduating from Emory University in 1985, Curtis began his career with Domino's as a store manager in Atlanta, and then became a franchisee in the New Haven, Connecticut area from 1987 until 2006. After franchising, Curtis joined Domino's corporate as an area leader in 2006. He went on to a variety of leadership positions in the field, including becoming the director of strategic market growth and leading the Seattle "fortress market" program prior to providing operations support as the West region vice president and then vice president of operations support for the U.S. Prior to his current role, Curtis served as vice president of franchise relations and operations innovation.
Curtis replaces Stan Gage, who recently purchased 12 Domino's stores to become a franchisee.
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