Human Resources

Pie Face appoints Mark Puglisi as new CEO

He spent 13 years with Goodman Fielder prior to his latest role.

Domino’s shakes up leadership ranks as part of “twin-region” focus

Company veteran David Burness, once a delivery driver, has been promoted to chief executive officer for ANZ.

The Cheesecake Shop offers vaccination bonus for employees

The chain is urging staff to “act immediately”, citing the interval between doses.

Domino’s appoints Adam Ballesty as new chief marketing officer

He replaces Allan Collins, who left in April after nearly 15 years in the role.

Ben Flintoff to step down as Baskin-Robbins Australia general manager

He will be succeeded by national marketing manager Julian Casa.

Domino’s appoints Matthias Hansen as group chief technology officer

He has over 30 years’ global experience and held a number of technology and digital leadership roles.

How Zapid Hire revolutionised the recruitment process in the QSR industry

When you’re a successful restaurant with 200 branches globally, chances are, you’re frequently on a hiring spree and you spend a lot of time acquiring the best talent. Such was the case for Mexican food chain Zambrero. Its founder Sam Prince, along with his apprentice Andrew Dewez, thought the recruitment process had become costly, inefficient, and time-consuming.

Zambrero raises its recruitment game with Zapid Hire

Find out how Zapid Hire helped Zambrero get better candidates and schedule interviews twice as fast.

Oporto appoints Samantha Bragg as new CEO

She was acting CEO in recent months.

Craveable Brands to hire over 320 staff

The company has a national network of 13,000 people across 580 restaurants.

Menulog to shift towards employment model for food couriers

Its managing director said they “owe it to our couriers to help enhance their life standards”.

Domino's hiring additional 2,500 staff

The chain previously sought 2,000 workers last year to boost its delivery services.

Subway's Geoff Cockerill returns to country director role

The move is a result of the chain’s creation of a new organisational structure in the APAC region.Subway announced changes to its Australia and New Zealand c-suite as a result of the sandwich chain’s creation of a new organisational structure Asia Pacific region.Geoff Cockerill, previously the chain’s regional director for ANZ and Southeast Asia, will revert back to his earlier role of country director.Chris Churchmichael, meanwhile, will also go back to his previous role as director of operations for ANZ.Subway’s creation of a new APAC region also led to the appointment of Eric Foo as its regional president.“Australia is [a] key growth opportunity for the Subway business and this change demonstrates our focus on delivering sales growth for our 1300 local restaurants and our franchise owners,” Cockerill said in a statement. “We have a dynamic and talented team here who will be dedicated to the roll-out of our restaurant refresh program, our menu innovation and our digital guest experience programs.”During the year, Subway has bolstered its delivery footprint to now include Uber Eats, Deliveroo, DoorDash, as well as continuing to offer contact-free express pick-up from every restaurant with their app.“During 2021, we’ll be focused on offering the freshly-made food we’re famous for, with our Everyday Value program providing affordable options at a time when consumers are looking to stretch every dollar further,” he added.

Collins Foods names Drew O'Malley as new CEO

He will succeed Graham Maxwell, who led the group for six years.