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Domino's Pizza CEO Ritch Allison to retire

Christian Fernsby |
Ann Arbor, Mich., USA - Domino's Pizza announced that CEO Ritch Allison has informed the board of directors of his intention to retire.

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Ritch Allison will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer through April 30, 2022 and will remain on the Domino's Board of Directors until the Company's 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on April 26, 2022.

Mr. Allison will continue to provide his guidance and expertise to the Company in an advisory capacity until he retires from Domino's on July 15, 2022.

The Board has appointed Russell Weiner, Domino's Chief Operating Officer and President – Domino's U.S., to succeed Mr. Allison as the Company's next CEO, effective May 1, 2022.

Mr. Weiner will stand for election to the Board at the upcoming Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

Mr. Weiner has served as Chief Operating Officer and President – Domino's U.S. since July 2020.

Since joining Domino's as Executive Vice President – Chief Marketing Officer in 2008, Mr. Weiner has been integral to driving results in the U.S.

He also led the Company's Pizza Turnaround campaign.

Prior to joining Domino's in 2008, Mr. Weiner led the marketing for Pepsi's North American cola business.

He also serves on the board of directors of The Clorox Co.