Dunkin' Brands Group promoted John Varughese to senior vice president, international with responsibility for all aspects of Baskin-Robbins and Dunkin' business units outside the U.S.
He replaces Nigel Travis, Dunkin' Brands chairman, who served as interim head of international for the past nine months. Travis will continue in his role as chairman of the board of directors.
Varughese has been with the company for 16 years, all of it working with the Baskin-Robbins and Dunkin' international business units. Prior to joining Dunkin' Brands, he worked for seven years with the Galadari Ice Cream Company in the Middle East, a large Baskin-Robbins international licensee. Varughese began his career in international sales with Smith Kline Beecham Consumer Brands.