BOSTON, May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BoardProspects.com, the board recruitment network, has added a new member to its board of directors. Rick Vanzura currently serves as the CEO of Boston-area restaurant concepts Wahlburgers Holdings Corporation and Alma Nove. Vanzura joins a world-class board of directors which includes the former CEO of Reebok and one of the founding team members of LinkedIn.
As Wahlburgers Inc.'s CEO, Vanzura has helped expand the company from one to approximately 100 units under development agreements. Vanzura's experience in aiding the growth of companies and leadership is extensive, having previously served as the Executive Vice President and Co-COO of Panera Bread overseeing marketing, real estate and business development. He also served as President of multiple divisions as well as head of strategy and business development for Borders Group, formerly the world's second largest book, music and media retailer. In his previous role as Chief Strategy Officer for General Motors, Vanzura oversaw Internet business development and IT strategy for the Fortune 500 company.
"Rick Vanzura is a tremendous addition to our board of directors," said Mark Rogers, founder and CEO of BoardProspects.com. "His impressive background at the helm of multiple Fortune 500 companies and his specialty in the restaurant industry makes him a strategic player for our board, helping to grow our network that much further."
Boston-based BoardProspects.com provides board recruitment solutions for both individuals and corporations. The company provides a SaaS-based board recruitment management system to assist corporations with all aspects of the board recruitment process, including: (1) understanding who is on their board; (2) the value perspectives of each of these individuals; (3) what perspectives may be missing; and (4) how the company can identify and recruit board candidates from BoardProspects' growing community of more than 12,000 high-value board candidates. The individual members include executives and board members of Fortune 100 companies, world-renowned industry experts, former members of U.S. Congress, university presidents and professors, retired military leaders and federal judges, and experienced corporate directors from some of the world's most well-known corporations.
BoardProspects.com is the board recruitment network with more than 12,000 individual members and 1,000 corporate members. Board members, aspiring board members and corporations join BoardProspects.com to find the latest in corporate governance news, education, best practices and board recruitment solutions. To learn more, visit boardprospects.com.
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