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Spangler to Become Papa Murphy’s CEO

Dunkin’ Brands veteran joins the take and bake pizza concept in July.

Weldon Spangler will become CEO of Papa Murphy’s Holdings, effective July 17, 2017. Jean Birch, interim CEO, will remain as chair of the company’s board of directors. Papa-MurphyWeldon-SpanglerWeldon Spangler

Spangler joins Papa Murphy’s after spending seven years with Dunkin’ Brands Group, having most recently served as senior vice president, Baskin-Robbins U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. Prior to this role, Spangler spent five years working on the Dunkin’ Donuts U.S. and Canada business, first as a regional vice president and then as vice president of operations.

The company also announced the promotion of Mark Hutchens to executive vice president from CFO. He will retain his title of CFO, too.