Smoothie King strengthens its management team
Smoothie King Franchises, Inc., has announced that it has appointed David W. Stidham as National Marketing Director and David Tornabene and Pat Vanderpool as Regional Directors of Operations.
According to the information provided, David Stidham will be responsible for leading the brand’s marketing communications strategy. He has over 10 years of national brand strategy, advertising and franchise marketing experience having worked previously as Vice President of Marketing for Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers and as VP of Marketing at Piccadilly Restaurants.
As Regional Directors of Operations, Tornabene and Vanderpool will be using their experience working with multiple unit operations to oversee regional Smoothie King teams that support local business growth. Both have many years’ experience of the franchising branch.
Smoothie King currently has more than 500 locations in 32 states across the United States and in South Korea. According to the company it expects to open more than 125 new outlets in 2008, including adding several to the 25 existing locations in South Korea.
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