Smoothie King has revamped its executive team with the addition of three new hires.
The Dallas-based smoothie chain has named Marianne Radley chief marketing officer, Juan Salas chief information officer and Laura Scavone chief people officer.
“We’re excited to have Marianne, Juan and Laura join our growing leadership team. They are exemplary leaders in their respective segments, each possessing a wealth of experience in the QSR industry and will undoubtedly make invaluable contributions to Smoothie King,” said Smoothie King CEO Wan Kim, in a statement.
Radley brings global marketing, advertising and product innovation experience to the role. Prior to joining Smoothie King, Radley served as the chief marketing officer for Monster Beverage Company and Anheuser-Busch InBev.
Salas brings more than 20 years of experience implementing next-generation technology for corporations in foodservice and hospitality, including Gordan Ramsay North America, Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group and Popeyes. In his new role, Salas will support advancing the digital customer experience and store technology.
Prior to her new role, Scavone served as vice president of human resources for Smoothie King, where she influenced the brand’s people strategy. As chief people officer, Scavone will optimize hiring, training, professional development and performance management.
These new additions to the executive team follow recent developmental success for Smoothie King. The brand recently opened its 1,400th location and has signed 145 new development agreements in 2022.
“Our brand is rapidly growing in key markets nationwide and adding the right people to our team will be crucial to continuing our success,” Kim said. “Marianne, Juan and Laura have already hit the ground running and we look forward to seeing all they accomplish in the months ahead.”
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