Dunkin’ Brands elects CEO of Travelocity Global to board

Canton, Mass. -- Dunkin’ Brands Group, parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, has elected Carl Sparks, president and CEO of Travelocity Global, to the Dunkin' Brands board of directors, effective July 26. Sparks, 45, has a background in e-commerce, consumer brands and retailing.

"Carl is one of the pre-eminent business leaders in the digital business space, and we are delighted he has joined Dunkin' Brands' board of directors," said Nigel Travis, chairman and CEO, Dunkin' Brands Group Inc.  "With his extensive online and digital background, he will be a tremendous addition to our Board. We look forward to benefitting from his insights as we continue to develop new and compelling programs to enhance the engagement with our communities worldwide."

Sparks’ previous experience includes serving as president of online fashion retailer Gilt Groupe and GM of Hotels.com. He is a current member of the board of directors of Vonage Holdings Corp.


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