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Domino's Updates Leadership Team

Allison and Weiner earn promotions while Lawton's responsibilities grow for the pizza delivery concept.

Domino's Pizza promoted Richard Allison and Russell Weiner to president of the company's international and U.S. divisions. In addition, Michael Lawton, the pizza chain's chief financial officer, will assume the additional duties of managing the company's supply chain division.

Allison has been with the company since 2011 and led its international division since that time. Prior to Domino's, Allison spent over 13 years at Bain & Company, where he was a partner and co-leader of the firm's restaurant practice.

Weiner most recently served as Domino's chief marketing officer and he joined the company in 2008 from PepsiCo. In his new role, Weiner is responsible for all domestic franchise and corporate store operations, in addition to U.S. marketing.

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