Donatos Pizza Names Bonnie Brannigan VP Marketing

Donatos Pizza has named Bonnie Brannigan vice president of marketing, the company said Tuesday.

Most recently, Brannigan was managing partner of Spark Strategy Group, a consulting firm that she founded in 2005. Prior to that, she was vice president of marketing for Columbus-based casual-dining chain Max & Erma's.

"Bonnie brings valuable skill sets to Donatos in the areas of strategic brand development and brand communication strategy," said Tom Krouse, Donatos president and chief executive. "Bonnie's extensive experience in the restaurant and franchising industries will be an important addition to our management team."

The position has been open for a couple of years, the company said.

Brannigan has a bachelor's degree in marketing and a Master's in Business Administration from The Ohio State University.

Columbus, Ohio-based Donatos operates 158 restaurants in seven states.

Editor's note: This story has been updated with additional information about the vice president of marketing position.

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