Jamba, Inc. Appoints Lorna Donatone to the Board of Directors
EMERYVILLE, Calif. -- December 6, 2013
Jamba, Inc. (NASDAQ:JMBA) today announced the appointment of Lorna Donatone to
its Board of Directors effective December 2, 2013. Ms. Donatone has also
joined the Audit Committee.
“We are pleased to welcome Lorna to our Board of Directors. With her extensive
experience in food service and restaurants we believe she will be a great
addition to our team,” said James D. White, chairman, president, and chief
executive officer, Jamba, Inc.
“I am delighted to join the Jamba Board of Directors,” said Lorna Donatone. “I
look forward to working with James White, the Board and the Jamba leadership
team. Health and wellness are key elements of my personal and professional
life. It will be honor to help carry Jamba’s passion and energy forward.”
Ms. Donatone is currently COO and Education Market President for Sodexo. Her
role includes leading Sodexo’s business at nearly 500 public school districts
and at more than 850 college and university campuses, including private K–12
schools, in the US, overseeing the work of more than 70,000 employees. She
joined Sodexo in 1999 and has held several key leadership roles in the
company, including President of School Services in 2007 and President of
Spirit Cruises in 2002. She was appointed to her current role in February
2010. She has been a National Restaurant Association board member since 2005
and became a trustee of the National Restaurant Association Educational
Foundation in 2011. Donatone is the immediate Past Chair of the Board of
Directors of the Women’s Foodservice Forum and was elected as a member of the
Board of Trustees for The Culinary Institute of America in 2008.
About Jamba, Inc.
Jamba, Inc. owns and franchises Jamba Juice stores through its wholly-owned
subsidiary, Jamba Juice Company. Jamba Juice Company is a leading restaurant
retailer of better-for-you, specialty beverage and food offerings, which
include great tasting, whole fruit smoothies, fresh-squeezed juices and juice
blends, hot coffee and teas, hot oatmeal, breakfast wraps, sandwiches and
mini-wraps, Artisan Flatbreads, frozen yogurt, and a variety of baked goods
and snacks. As of October 1, 2013, there were 849 store locations globally.
There were 287 company-owned and operated stores and 517 franchise-operated
stores in the United States, and 45 international stores. Jamba Juice Company
has expanded the Jamba brand by direct selling of consumer packaged goods
(“CPG”) and licensing its trademark. CPG products for at-home enjoyment are
also available online, through select retailers across the nation and in Jamba
outlets in the United States.
Fans of Jamba Juice can find out more about Jamba Juice's locations as well as
specific offerings and promotions by visiting the Jamba Juice website at
www.JambaJuice.comor by contacting Jamba’s Guest Services team at
Dara Dierks, 646-277-1212
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