Casual dining chain adds purchasing and operations VPs and announces promotions as it prepares for growth.
Sizzler USA added two vice presidents to its managerial ranks and promoted six associates in anticipation of rapid growth.
Richard Pineda joined Sizzler as vice president of purchasing and supply chain. He previously directed purchasing at McCormick & Schmick's and Kahala, a franchisor of familiar brands such as Cold Stone Creamery, Blimpies and Great Steak & Potato.
A 30-year Sizzler veteran, Forbes Collins became vice president of company and franchise operations. Since joining Sizzler as a dishwasher when he was teenager, Collins has held cook, general manager, district manager and regional manager positions, as well as others. Most recently, he was senior director of operations.
Promoted from within Sizzler USA were:
In addition, Jerry Delaney joined Sizzler as controller, overseeing all accounting functions.