Ann Arbor / MG. (dp) Domino´s Pizza Inc., the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, has named Andy Ballard to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Ballard, 42, serves as the CEO and co-founder of Quad Analytix, a technology and data start-up and is the founder and managing partner of Figtree Partners, an investment firm focused on digital media. He is also the Vice Chairman of Zignal Labs, a digital media monitoring firm. Additionally, Ballard serves as a Senior Advisor at the private equity firm Hellman + Friedman, where he was previously a managing director. He has had previous board roles at Activant Solutions, Catalina Marketing, DoubleClick, Getty Images, Internet Brands, and Vertafore. Prior to joining Hellman + Friedman, he worked at Bain Capital in San Francisco and Boston, and Bain + Company.
«We are absolutely delighted to have Andy joining us as the newest member of the Board», said David A. Brandon, Domino’s Chairman of the Board. «His expertise in the realm of technology, media and finance will be a tremendous resource to us as we push into new areas of digital consumer innovation. He brings important skills to our accomplished board».
«Domino’s is a strong brand known for service, great food, and increasingly, for cutting-edge technology», Ballard said. «Domino’s has blazed a trail with innovations providing customers with new and more convenient ways to order pizza anywhere, anytime, on any device. I am looking forward to lending my technology and marketing expertise to this great organization as it continues to lead the way with digital solutions».
Active in his community, Ballard is the Chair of the Board of Trustees and Chair of the Investment Committee of the San Francisco Foundation, a board member of I Have a Dream San Francisco, and is actively involved with Family Connections, a tuition free pre-school for under-served families.