Domino’s Pizza Group Plc (LON:DOM) today announced that the board has agreed to appoint David Bauernfeind as an executive director and the Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective immediately. David was initially appointed on an interim basis, and following a successful consultancy period, the Company is delighted to make the role permanent.
David is an experienced CFO, having held the position at Connect Group until June this year and at technology services provider Xchanging for five years between 2011 and 2016. At Xchanging, he was part of the successful transformation of the business and oversaw a period of disciplined growth. David is currently a Non-Executive Director at photonics technology business Gooch & Housego Plc. The board is confident David’s previous experience and entrepreneurial spirit make him the right choice for the position.
In accordance with the Listing Rules, the Company confirms that there are no additional matters relating to David Bauernfeind that would require disclosure under LR 9.6.13 R (1) to (6). Together with his ‘persons closely associated’ he currently has no beneficial interests in the Company’s ordinary shares.
Commenting on the appointment, David Wild, Domino’s Chief Executive Officer said:
“I am delighted David is joining Domino’s at an exciting time for our business, with the prospect of further domestic and international growth on the horizon. He has considerable experience at this level, with growing and successful listed businesses like ours, which we believe makes him a perfect match for the fast-moving culture of Domino’s.”
David Bauernfeind said:
“I have spent the past two months learning about the company and getting to know my new colleagues and I am thrilled to be joining such a talented and ambitious team on a permanent basis.
“Domino’s is an iconic and market-leading brand, but it is also an entrepreneurial and innovative business with enormous potential both in the UK and overseas.”