Focus Brands: Builds Out Specialty Category Leadership Team

Atlanta / GA. (fb) Focus Brands Inc., parent company of «Auntie Anne’s», «Carvel», «Cinnabon», «Jamba», «McAlister’s Deli», «Moe’s Southwest Grill» and «Schlotzky’s», announced the appointments of four senior leaders on the specialty category leadership team, including three internal promotions.

Effective immediately, the following executives will be leading these key business functions within the company: Kerri Christian, SVP of Specialty Category Marketing; Tracey Young, Chief Brand Officer, Cinnabon; Jim Salerno, Chief Brand Officer, Carvel; Jessica Osborne, VP of Marketing, Carvel. «As a leader, it is an honor and privilege to see colleagues continue to grow their career within a company while also having the opportunity to recruit top tier talent to further build our business,» said Kristen Hartman, Specialty Category President. «With strong leadership we are well-positioned to continue to grow our brands and increase customer preference in today’s competitive market.»