Rick has demonstrated outstanding leadership for the past nine years at Papa Gino's Holdings Corp.
Dedham, MA (PRWEB) April 1, 2009
Papa Gino's Holdings Corporation, parent company to Papa Gino's and D'Angelo, announced the appointment of current president and Chief Operating Officer Rick Wolf as President and Chief Executive Officer of Papa Gino's Holdings Corp. Thomas Galligan will remain as Papa Gino's Holdings Corporation's Executive Chairman of the Board and will work with Mr. Wolf in the near term to ensure a smooth transition.
Formerly COO of the company, Mr. Wolf improved performance at all levels of the organization and has established a track record of delivering solid results. As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Wolf will have direct responsibility for all aspects of day-to-day operations as well as execution of the Company's strategic long range plans and initiatives. In his role as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Wolf will assume responsibility for the executive management of the Company with all functional departments reporting to him.
Mr. Wolf joined the company on March 6, 2000 as Senior Vice President of Operations for the Papa Gino's brand and was promoted to Executive Vice President of Operations for both brands in February of 2003. Mr. Wolf is a 32 year veteran of the restaurant and hospitality industry, which includes operating experience with casual dining leader of the 1980's T.G.I. Friday's and 11 years with Fuddruckers where he previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Wolf attended Bowling Green State University and currently resides in Westford, MA with his family.
"Rick has demonstrated outstanding leadership for the past nine years at Papa Gino's Holdings Corp.," said Thomas Galligan, Executive Chairman of the Board of Papa Gino's Holdings Corp. "We are confident that Rick will flourish as CEO and president and will continue to help us grow the company."
Papa Gino's Holdings Corp.
Based in Dedham, Massachusetts, Papa Gino's Holdings Corporation is the parent company of Papa Gino's and D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches. Papa Gino's Holdings Corp. operates more than 370 company-owned and franchised Papa Gino's, D'Angelo and dual-location restaurants and employs more than 5,000 people. Both D'Angelo and Papa Gino's are committed to providing high-quality products, attentive service, clean, convenient, attractive restaurants, and a premium value experience for every guest. The company culture, which is characterized by its values, a strong work ethic and the fair treatment of people, includes a large number of people who have spent their entire working lives in these restaurants, keeping the passion for excellence alive. For more information about Papa Gino's Holdings Corp. and its brands, please visit http://www.papaginos.com.