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VP, Transformation

Krispy Krunchy FoodsAtlanta, Georgia | June 17, 2024

The Company

Founded in 1989, Krispy Krunchy Foods exists in ~2,800 locations across 47 states, with plans to open an additional 700 locations throughout 2024. Through their “Core Four” strategy, the organization has taken a continuous improvement mindset to focus on adding net new stores, enhancing same-store sales growth, optimizing systems, and increasing operator profitability to become the #1 fried chicken brand in the United States. In December 2021, Main Post Partners announced a strategic growth investment in Krispy Krunchy Foods.

The Role

To support Krispy Krunchy Foods’ value creation plan, the organization seeks to hire the new role of VP, Transformation. The VP, Transformation will identify and lead cross-functional transformation initiatives across Krispy Krunchy Foods, to strengthen their competitive position and provide the platform for further scale. There is immediate focus and accountability for data and technology transformation to optimize systems and integrate in-store, legacy, guest-facing, and digital capabilities.

The ideal candidate will possess: (1) A mix of top-tier strategy consulting and relevant industry experience in transformation oriented roles; (2) experience developing and executing enterprise transformation initiatives using a continuous improvement mindset, with ownership over implementation and demonstrable results; (3) mastery of process and tools for managing project timelines, resources, and enterprise communications, (4) functional depth across digital transformation and operational excellence; and (5) superior advisory, relationship, and stakeholder management skills to create impact in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.

Experience & Requirements

• 10-15+ years of professional tenure, with a mix of top-tier strategy consulting experience and functional leadership roles in the retail and/or consumer products industry. Food retail experience is valued.
• Experience leading significant enterprise transformations. Mastery of process and tools for managing project timelines, resources, and enterprise communications. Experience with Board of Directors and investor interactions strongly preferred.
• Experience implementing enterprise-wide digital transformation with demonstrable results, working across functions to implement comprehensive technology solutions for increased efficiency and scale.
• Experience with development and practical implementation of organization-wide change management initiatives.
• Documented experience in negotiating and resolving complex issues and risks.
• Ability to influence people and thought processes without direct authority.
• Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced, high growth environment.
• Ability to navigate through difficult conversations and obtain buy-in from functional leaders on trade-offs/ program delays.
• Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills; comfortable and credible with both internal stakeholders and external audiences.
• A flexible, dynamic, self-demanding and proactive individual; able to motivate themself and others; a natural bias for action and ability to deal with ambiguity.
• Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, or related discipline; MBA preferred.
• Lives in the Atlanta area or willing to travel frequently (up to 50%).

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