• Laura Scavone has been named chief people officer. Previously serving as VP of human resources for Smoothie King, Scavone has been the driving force behind influencing the brand's people strategy to help Smoothie King achieve its business goals, the company said. As chief people officer, she will be instrumental in optimizing people-centered activities including hiring, training, professional development, and performance management to ensure these efforts support the company's growth and bottom line.
"We're excited to have Marianne, Juan and Laura join our growing leadership team,” said Smoothie King CEO Wan Kim. “They are exemplary leaders in their respective segments, each possessing a wealth of experience in the QSR industry and will undoubtedly make invaluable contributions to Smoothie King. Our brand is rapidly growing in key markets nationwide and adding the right people to our team will be crucial to continuing our success.
Smoothie King Franchises is a privately held, Dallas-based franchise company with more than 1,400 locations worldwide, including in the United States, Korea, Grand Cayman, and Trinidad.