ANN ARBOR, MICH. — Tom Curtis has been named executive vice-president of U.S. operations at Domino’s Pizza. In this role, Mr. Curtis will lead the company’s network of 396 company-owned stores in the United States as well as oversee Domino’s operations innovation and global store training teams.

Mr. Curtis began his career with Domino’s in 1985 as a store manager in Atlanta. He became a franchisee in in New Haven, Conn., in 1987, a position he held until 2006 when he joined Domino’s corporate as an area leader. He continued on to hold various leadership positions with the company, including the director of strategic market growth, West region vice-president and vice-president of operations support for the United States. Prior to his current role, Mr. Curtis was vice-president of franchise relations and operations innovation for Domino’s.

“Tom has been a key player on our team for many years, and I know that Team USA is going to benefit from his many years of operational experience with our brand,” said Ritch Allison, chief executive officer of Domino’s. “I’m looking forward to bringing his strong track record on the franchise side of the business to our corporate stores around the country.”

Mr. Curtis succeeds Stan Gage, who had been executive vice-president of U.S. operations for Domino’s since 2014. Mr. Gage recently purchased 12 Domino’s locations to become a franchisee.