Diana Petrovich-Tao named c.o.o. at Arby's
December 3, 2010
by Eric Schroeder
ATLANTA — Diana Petrovich-Tao has been named chief operating officer of Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc.
Prior to joining Arby’s, Ms. Petrovich-Tao had been with Burger King Corp. since 2003, most recently as vice-president of global training and development. She earlier was division vice-president for the mountain states.
Before Burger King, she held several senior leadership positions with Mrs. Fields Brands from 2001 to 2003, and she was vice-president of Kinkos Inc. from 1998 to 2001. Earlier, she worked at Taco Bell Corp., Packaging Corporation of America, Coca-Cola Enterprises and Castle & Cooke Foods.
“This appointment is a key component of our turnaround plan, as we work to grow sales and profits by enhancing the Arby’s customer experience through exceptional service in our restaurants,” said Hala Moddelmog, president of Arby’s. “Diana has an impressive track record developing strong, effective teams; building a positive, motivating culture; and executing innovative sales and business development programs.”
Ms. Petrovich-Tao received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from William Woods College in Fulton, Mo.