FOCUS brands names John Barber Senior Vice President of Franchise Sales
FOCUS brands has announced that it has appointed John Barber as Senior Vice President of Franchise Sales. According to the information provided, his task will be to oversee new business development for Carvel® Ice Cream, Cinnabon®, Seattle’s Best Coffee®, Schlotzsky’s®, Moe’s Southwest Grill® and Auntie Anne’s® Pretzels.
CEO Russ Umphenour commented, “John is an accomplished foodservice executive who brings a wealth of experience, passion and enthusiasm to FOCUS Brands. His ability to build relationships, translate customer insight and strategic planning into progressive sales initiatives, and develop top-producing teams that boost overall profitability makes him a terrific addition to our team.
Atlanta-based FOCUS brands Inc. is the franchisor and operator of over 3,300
ice cream shoppes, bakeries, restaurants and cafes in the United States, the
District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and 50 foreign countries.