Restaurant industry pro assumes a franchise development position with the 238-unit donut chain.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. named Patricia Perry its vice president of U.S. franchise development. In this role, Perry will coordinate completion of the company's domestic franchising plans and lead its domestic franchise recruiting efforts.
Perry has 10 years of experience in multi-unit restaurant franchise marketing, business development and restaurant operations, having spent much of her career with Church's Chicken. She also owned her own restaurant, Jasabar Southern Cuisine Restaurant.
Krispy Kreme currently has 238 shops in the United States, 142 of which are franchised.