Veteran Foodservice Executive to Provide Consulting Services on Select
HOMEWOOD, Ill., Feb. 3, 2011 /CNW/ -- The iFranchise Group, the nation's leading franchise consulting firm, announced today that the former President & CEO and current Board Director for Denny's Corporation (Nasdaq: DENN), Nelson J. Marchioli, has joined the firm in a senior consultant role. Mr. Marchioli will lend his knowledge and experience, based on nearly four decades in the foodservice industry, to clients and consulting projects in the restaurant sector.
"We're extremely pleased to have Nelson on our team," said Mark Siebert, CEO of the iFranchise Group. "His background will be invaluable to guiding our larger foodservice clients in the world of franchising."
Since the 1970's, Mr. Marchioli's career and experience has been shaped by various executive level positions with Denny's and other powerhouse brands such as Red Lobster, Brueggers' Bagel Bakeries, El Pollo Loco and Burger King.
Mr. Marchioli joins the iFranchise Group's team of seasoned franchise consultants, who boast more than 450 years of combined experience in franchising. The group's consultants have worked with over 30 Fortune 2000 companies, and have also worked with or for 98 of the nation's top 200 franchisors. Clients include companies from the United States, Canada, as well as dozens of countries in Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.
"I am very excited about this opportunity," Mr. Marchioli said. "The iFranchise Group has established a solid reputation in the franchising community as experts in their field. I am proud to be a part of this group, and look forward to working with restaurant franchisors as they look to start up or revitalize their programs."
Mr. Marchioli's broad-based experience in foodservice includes brand revitalization, international expansion, executive recruiting and coaching, real estate, sales and marketing, operations, and more.
"I'm confident that Nelson's philosophy and skills will be a good match for our team," added Mr. Siebert. "And, I'm equally sure that his insight and expertise will be highly useful to our clients."
About iFranchise Group: iFranchise Group (www.ifranchisegroup.com), is a leading franchise consulting firm that offers the skills of the nation's top professionals in franchise strategic planning, operations training and documentation, franchise marketing and sales, advertising fund management, franchise recruitment, and development of Internet-based applications for emerging and established franchise companies worldwide.
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