Dickey’s Hires Vice President of International Sales

Anna Wolfe
Senior Editor, Restaurants

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, has hired Jim Perkins as Vice President of International Sales. In his new role at Dickey’s, he will work with the franchise sales team to continue to grow the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit brand internationally.

“This year, we opened our first intentional location in Abu Dhabi and made plans to open restaurants throughout Canada,” says Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “It is a very exciting time for the Dickey’s brand; and we look forward to the success Jim and his team will bring us in continuing our international expansion.”

He brings a full career of restaurant operations to the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit family along with more than 10 years of international operations and development experience. Most recently, Jim worked with MAM Food Co., a Dubai, United Arab Emirates food and beverage company, and Papa Murphy’s; assisting both with their international development and partnering with them operationally after opening.

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