Noodles & Company has promoted Corey Kline to Executive Vice President of Technology.
Kline has been VP of Information Technology since July 2016. His forward-looking approach to technology and governance has been instrumental in building the company’s robust digital consumer platform as well as spearheading the company’s efforts around a strong data security & compliance ecosystem. Kline is a member of HT's Editorial Advisory Board and shared his 2021 top tech priorities and the greatest disruptive force to the brand with HT. During 2020, Noodles & Company was able to reap the rewards of its investments in its digital ordering ecosystem.
In other news:
- Brad West has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. In September 2017, he joined Noodles as Executive Vice President of Operations with more than 40 years of operations experience.
- Sue Petersen has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Inclusion, Diversity and People. She joined Noodles in February 2015 as vice president of human resources, and in her expanded role, she will continue to spearhead the company’s inclusion and diversity initiatives.
Dave Boennighausen, Chief Executive Officer at Noodles & Company, said: “Our people-oriented strategy, continued operational excellence, and guest-focused technological innovation is foundational to achieving our accelerated growth objectives. With these promotions, coupled with our bench strength in marketing and finance, we have built one of the best executive teams in the industry. The Noodles leadership team is strong, aligned and laser-focused on achieving our vision.”
Noodles & Company operates more than 450 locations.