Marco's Pizza Hires Chris Tussing as Vice President, CMO

Anna Wolfe
Senior Editor - Restaurants
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Marco's Franchising, LLC., appoints Chris Tussing as Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, effective Sept. 29.

Tussing joins Marco's from full-service marketing agency MERGE, where he acted as both President of the Chicago office and Chief Marketing Officer of the entire agency network, while serving as a member of the MERGE Executive Committee.

At MERGE, he led the strategy behind the Marco's Pizza brand assignment in July 2017. Since that time, he has played a crucial role helping lead the Marco's brand across all integrated communications as it has expanded its national marketing presence.

Tussing will be directly responsible for advertising, brand identity, media, customer relationship management (CRM), social media, web/app experience, promotions, multicultural marketing, field/regional marketing, and grand opening marketing.