Company: Domino's Pizza
Founded: In 1960 by Thomas S. Monaghan in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Ownership: In December 1998, investors, including funds managed by Bain Capital Inc., a leading private equity investment firm, together with management and others, acquired a 93% stake in the Company, which was formerly owned by founder, Thomas Monaghan and his family.
Description: Domino's Pizza has been dedicated and committed to quality service, product and delivery excellence for more than 40 years, making it the world leader in pizza delivery. Domino's is the largest privately held restaurant chain, and the eighth largest of all restaurant chains in the world.
Products: Domino's Pizza offers Crunchy Thin Crust, Ultimate Deep Dish and Classic Hand Tossed pizzas with a number of regional toppings. Side items include Domino's Bread Sticks, Double Cheesy Bread, CinnaStix and Buffalo Wings. Beverages consist of icy cold Coca-Cola products.
Stores: Domino's Pizza operates a network of 6,977 owned and franchised stores in the United States and 64 international markets.
Employees: Over 120,000 associates are employed by Domino's around the globe, 15,000 of those are corporate employees, of which 550 work at the worldwide headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Each Domino's store employs 15-30 part-time and full-time individuals
David Brandon, chairman and chief executive officer
Jim Stansik, special assistant to the CEO
Harry Silverman, chief financial officer and executive vice president, finance/administration
Tim Monteith, chief information officer
Hoyt Jones, executive vice president, flawless execution-franchise stores
Patrick Knotts, executive vice president, flawless execution-corporate stores
Patrick Doyle, executive vice president, Domino's Pizza International and acting executive vice president, build the brand
Mike Soignet, executive vice president, maintain high standards
Tim McIntyre, vice president, corporate communications
Elisa D. Garcia C., executive vice president and general counsel
Patti Wilmot, executive vice president, people first
National Charity: In August 1998, Domino's Pizza began a long-term relationship with Easter Seals, which has become the corporation's first national charity of choice. Through this alliance, Domino's is dedicated to helping children and adults with disabilities and their families.
Distribution: Through its network of 18 domestic distribution centers, Domino's Pizza Distribution regularly supplies more than 4,600 pizza stores with more than 150 products, ranging from dough to pizza boxes. The number of products offered by DPD continues to expand. Similarly, the ongoing demand for new technology and basic equipment is provided by DPD's Equipment & Supply division, which offers items such as make lines, crew uniforms and ovens as well as merchandise support for national promotional programs.
Industry: Pizza is a $30 billion per...