Domino's Pizza Welcomes Robert A. VanRenterghem as Vice President, Product
ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 10, 2013
ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the
recognized leader in pizza delivery, announced today that Robert A.
VanRenterghem will join the company as Vice President, Product Management in
its Supply Chain Services Division effective May 28, 2013. VanRenterghem comes
to Domino's Pizza from Gordon Food Service (GFS) where he held several senior
manager positions in Procurement and Product Management as well as
Merchandising and Product Marketing, supporting seven regional divisions and
13 U.S. Distribution Centers.
VanRenterghem brings more than 20 years' professional experience to his role,
having served in multiple leadership roles at Gordon Food Service, Kraft Foods
Pizza Division, and Steelcase Inc. He will be responsible for directing the
Supply Chain Purchasing, Commodities, Inventory Management, Quality Assurance
and Safety Teams. He will manage product strategy, oversee negotiations on
national purchasing contracts as well drive cost reduction initiatives.
VanRenterghem will report directly to John Macksood, Executive Vice President
of Supply Chain Services.
Domino's Supply Chain division sells and delivers food and equipment to over
5,000 company and franchise-owned stores throughout the U.S. and Canada via 23
Supply Chain Centers, one specialized thin crust dough manufacturing facility,
one vegetable processing facility and our Equipment and Supply Center.
"Rob's significant experience in both Marketing and Supply Chain will bring a
unique aptitude and fresh perspective to help our division ensuring we
continue to find new ways to drive improvement in operations through reduced
operating and purchasing costs," said John Macksood. "He will be actively
involved in our strategic long term planning and working with Franchisees,
regional vice presidents, and supply chain directors to create value and
innovation for our stores."
Rob holds an MBA from Georgetown University and a BA from Hope College in
Holland, MI. He and his wife Cynthia will be relocating to the Ann Arbor area
from Grand Rapids, MI along with their four children.
About Domino's Pizza®
Founded in 1960, Domino's Pizza is the recognized world leader in pizza
delivery, with a significant business in carryout pizza. It ranks among the
world's top public restaurant brands with its global enterprise of more than
10,200 stores in over 70 international markets. Domino's had global retail
sales of over $7.4 billion in 2012, comprised of over $3.5 billion in the U.S.
and nearly $3.9 billion internationally. In the fourth quarter of 2012,
Domino's had global retail sales of nearly $2.4 billion, comprised of
approximately $1.1 billion in the U.S. and $1.3 billion internationally. Its
system is largely made up of franchise owner-operators who accounted for over
96% of the Domino's Pizza stores as of the fourth quarter of 2012. Domino's
reached the unprecedented $1 billion mark in U.S. digital sales during the
one-year time period from April 2011 to April 2012. Its emphasis on new
technology has helped drive the emergence of Domino's ordering apps for Kindle
Fire, Android^™ and iPhone® – which now cover over 80% of the smartphone
market. Continuing its focus on menu enhancement, Domino's established itself
as a player in the Pan Pizza market with the launch of its Handmade Pan Pizza,
featuring fresh, never-frozen dough, in October 2012.
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