Domino's Appoints New Head of Marketing
LONDON, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
- Jane Walker Joins the Domino's Ranks -
Domino's Pizza is pleased to announce a new appointment to its marketing team in a brand new role within the department.
Jane Walker has joined Domino's as Head of Marketing. Jane will oversee the national and local store marketing teams to help position the brand for long term growth.
Simon Wallis, Domino's sales and marketing director, said: "I am delighted to welcome Jane to the team. Jane's experience of brand building and her strong background working in consumer insight will help us to continue to drive the business forward and further strengthen our marketing capabilities across all platforms."
Jane joins Domino's from Carphone Warehouse where she was Head of Marketing Strategy and Insight. Prior to this she spent a large part of her career in the food and beverages sector, including Costa Coffee and KFC, where she worked on marketing new business concepts. Jane began her career agency side at Grey Worldwide.
Jane said: "I'm delighted to have the opportunity to work on a truly innovative brand that is the number one player in its field. I am looking forward to working with our world class franchisees and I'm excited about continuing to build the Domino's brand at a time when brand differentiation, as well as consumer relevance, becomes even more vital to the continued growth that Domino's has been so successful in delivering."
Notes to Editors:
Domino's Pizza Group plc is the leading player in the fast-growing pizza delivery market and holds the exclusive master franchise to own, operate and franchise Domino's Pizza stores in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg. The first UK store opened in Luton in 1985 and the first Irish store opened in 1991. In April 2011, the Group acquired a majority stake in the exclusive master franchise to own, operate and franchise Domino's Pizza stores in Germany. In September 2012, the Group acquired the master franchise for Switzerland, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein and an option to acquire the Master Franchise Agreement in Austria prior to the end of 2014.
As at 30 December 2012, there were 805 stores in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Germany and Switzerland. Of these, 621 stores are in England, 51 are in Scotland, 32 are in Wales, 20 are in Northern Ireland, one is on the Isle of Man, two are mobile units, 48 are in the Republic of Ireland, 18 are in Germany and 12 are in Switzerland.
Founded in 1960, Domino's Pizza is one of the world's leading pizza delivery brands. Through its primarily franchised system, Domino's Pizza operates a global network of more than 10,000 Domino's Pizza stores in 75 international markets. Domino's Pizza has a singular focus - the home delivery of pizza, freshly made to order with high quality ingredients.
Customers in the UK can order online at http://www.dominos.co.uk, in the Republic of Ireland at http://www.dominos.ie, in Germany at http://www.dominos.de and in Switzerland at http://www.dominos.ch. In addition, mobile customers can order by downloading Domino's free iPhone, iPad and Android apps.
For more information, please contact:
The Domino's Pizza Press Office
Domino's Pizza Group Ltd
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