Charlotte, Nick–(work wire) – Today Krispy Kreme, Inc. (NASDAQ: DNUT) (“Krispy Kreme” or “The Company”) announced Marisa Andrada’s joining the Company’s Board of Directors. Ms. Andrada has also been appointed to the Remuneration and Nominations Committee at Krispy Kreme.
Ms. Andrada is Head of Diversity and Inclusion and Employee at Chipotle Mexican Grill, where she has worked since 2018. With over two decades of experience in human resources and organizational development at leading brands such as Universal Studios, Red Bull, GameStop, Starbucks, and Kate Spade & Company, Ms. Andrada She is an experienced CEO recognized for her deep business acumen, exceptional practical leadership, and ability to build highly interactive teams and relationships at all levels.
Ms. Andrada is also an inaugural member of the CNBC Workforce Executive Board, and a founding member of the Executive Board of the Society for Human Resource Management. In addition, Ms. Andrada serves as an advisor to the Human Rights Organization RFK’s Workplace Dignity Council and is the Chair of the Dean’s Advisory Board for the Cal Poly Pomona School of Business.
“We are very excited to have Marisa Andrada join our board of directors,” said Olivier Godet, Chairman of the Krispy Kreme Board of Directors. “Marissa brings a wealth of human resources and organizational development knowledge, and her passion for people and culture, along with her veteran business experience will complement and strengthen our board.”
“I am excited to join the Krispy Kreme Board of Directors because it is a beloved brand that has brought joy since my childhood,” said Marisa Andrada, Head of Diversity and Inclusion and People Officer at Chipotle. “I look forward to providing my expertise as Krispy Kreme focuses on enhancing the people experience and accelerating global growth.”
With the addition of Ms. Andrada, the company also announced that longtime board member Carl Lee will not be running for re-election at the company’s annual shareholder meeting.
“We want to thank Karl for his unwavering support during his eight years of dedicated service to the Board of Directors. Karl is a highly respected professional in the food industry and a highly respected partner who has played a key role in transforming the Krispy Kreme brand,” said Mr. Goudet.
About Krispy Kreme
Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Krispy Kreme (NASDAQ: DNUT) is one of the world’s most beloved and well-known brands. Our famous Original Glazed® Donut is world-renowned for its unbelievably hot, melt-in-your-mouth experience. Krispy Kreme operates in more than 30 countries through its unique network of donut shops, partnerships with major retailers, and a rapidly growing e-commerce and delivery business. Our goal of touching and enhancing life through the joy that Krispy Kreme brings to how we work every day is reflected in the love we have for our people, our communities, and our planet. Connect with Krispy Kreme Donuts at www.KrispyKreme.com, or on one of our social media channels, including www.Facebook.com/KrispyKreme, and www.twitter.com/KrispyKreme.