Pizza Hut exec moves over to Michaels
The Michaels Companies has named a new finance head.
The arts and crafts retailer appointed Michael Diamond as executive VP-CFO, effective September 1, 2020. Most recently, he served as CFO of Pizza Hut U.S., a role he has held since 2017.
Diamond joined Pizza Hut in 2014, and has held several leadership positions within the pizza chain, including CFO for Pizza Hut’s European market, chief growth officer for Pizza Hut’s European and United Kingdom business and director of strategy for Pizza Hut International. Prior to Pizza Hut, Diamond served in roles at The Boston Consulting Group.
“Throughout his career, Mike has demonstrated the ability to streamline and integrate financial operations while successfully moving strategic initiatives forward,” said Ashley Buchanan, CEO, Michaels. “His experience will play a pivotal role in supporting our ongoing efforts to position Michaels for sustainable, long-term growth.”
Michaels operates more than 1,270 stores in 49 states and Canada and also serves customers through a variety of digital platforms.