MOD Super Fast Pizza Holdings LLC appointed John Maguire to serve as COO of the fast-casual pizza chain, effective October 22. Paul Twohig, previously MOD’s president and COO, will remain the company president, leading store development, culinary, supply and international and franchise operations.

Maguire’s background includes executive leadership positions with FIC Restaurants Inc., which owns family dining chain Friendly’s and Johnny Rockets Group. He also has operations experience with Panera Bread.