CENTENNIAL, Colo. (June 22, 2005) — Big O Tires Inc. has hired a former Arby's L.L.C. franchise executive as senior vice president, strategic business development, effective June 20.
In the post, Peter Hultgren will be responsible for business development strategy and execution. He also will oversee the franchise sales activities of Big O as the company expands its franchise network, currently at more than 560 locations in 22 states.
“Peter's success and experience with large franchising companies will be a tremendous addition to our company,” said John Adams, president of Big O.
Mr. Hultgren is a 23-year veteran of the franchise industry, working also for ComputerLand Corp., MicroAge Inc. and Round Table Pizza. He served as vice president of franchise sales with Arby's.
Centennial-based Big O is a subsidiary of TBC Corp.