In the US, Domino’s Pizza Chief Marketing Officer Ken Calwell has left after nearly seven years in the job. The company has given no reason for his departure.
Patrick Doyle, President, Domino’s USA, will take on the post on an interim basis while a search to replace Calwell is underway. In addition to his current duties, he will take over direct supervision of all marketing functions.
Chairman and CEO David Brandon commented: ‘We want to thank Ken for everything he has done for the company. We wish him and his family the very best in their future endeavors, and consider them great friends of Domino’s Pizza.’
Calwell joined Domino’s in 2001 as EVP of Build the Brand, the firm’s top marketing post, and later renamed CMO. Before this, he was VP of New Product Marketing, Research and Testing for Wendy’s International, and spent 10 years at Pepsico, which included two years as Senior Director of Marketing for Frito-Lay and eight years in marketing roles at Pizza Hut.
Pizza delivery firm Domino’s was founded in 1960, and its network now comprises 8,641 franchised and company-owned stores in the US and across 55 countries.
Web site: www.dominos.com .