Nation's Restaurant News: Chuck E. Cheese’s parent names new CMO
Nation's Restaurant News: Chuck E. Cheese’s parent names new CMO

The pizza and entertainment franchise welcomes Ashley Zickefoose among several other management changes.

Today, Nations Restaurant News announced that the parent company of Chuck E. Cheese’s, CEC Entertainment Inc., has named Ashley Zickefoose as its new chief marketing and concept officer. Zickefoose has experience in the foodservice and franchising industry, most recently as the chief marketing officer for On The Border Mexican Grill and Cantina.

“As a mom herself, Ashley will be an invaluable asset as we seek to build deeper connections with families,” Tom Leverton, CEO of CEC Entertainment, said in a statement. “With this in mind, we have created the chief concept officer role to enhance our consumer experience, keep our brand relevant and drive long-term sustainable growth for the Chuck E. Cheese’s brand.”

This change comes as one of many management changes in management the food and entertainment company announced today. In addition to Zickefoose joining the team, Rudy Rodriguez Jr. was promoted to chief legal and human resources officer and Mahesh Sadarangani was promoted to chief administrative officer. 

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