Planet Tan Hires Manager of Operations

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Planet Tan Announces Appointment of Bernard "Bernie" Beck, Jr. as Manager of Operations

Planet Tan, home of Dallas/Fort Worth's premier tanning super centers, and most respected brand in the industry announces the appointment of Bernie Beck, Jr. as the Director of Operations.

Mr. Beck joins Planet Tan with more than 27 years of managerial experience, most recently serving as the Sr. Director -- Regional Sales Manager for the Western United States at CompUSA. He also served as the Sr. Director for Sales and Operations for the 245 store chain during his 12 years with the company.

"Moving into this position provides an opportunity to share in the growth and development of a world class operation which maintains a business philosophy that is similar to mine," said Beck. "My background in multi-unit management coupled with the exciting entrepreneurial energy of Planet Tan makes this a perfect fit, and I look forward to assisting with our expansion during the upcoming years."

"Bernie has proven himself in the industry and we are excited to add him to our team," said Planet Tan Founder and CEO Tony Hartl. "We know he will bring measurable results to our company and provide great benefits for Planet Tan's customers and employees."

Planet Tan is the official tanning center for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Dallas Mavericks Dancers, and the Dallas Stars Planet Tan Ice Girls. They are the leader in tanning super centers, operating 15 locations in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Planet Tan has been recognized on the SMU "Dallas 100" list as one of the fastest growing privately held businesses in Dallas, and was selected as the "Best Place to Work in DFW" by the Dallas Business Journal in 2006 and 2007. Looking Fit® magazine ranked Planet Tan in their "Top 250" - the top 1% of tanning centers in North America. The company has also been included in the Inc. 5000 magazine 2007 list of 5000 fastest growing companies in America. The company was founded in 1995 by Tony Hartl, and is based in Garland, Texas. To learn more about Planet Tan memberships and locations, visit


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