Industry News | October 23, 2013

Villa Welcomes New CFO, VP of Int'l Business Development

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Villa Enterprises Management Ltd. Inc., a global multi-concept restaurant franchisor, hired Marty McFeely as its chief financial officer and Seamus MacTreinfhir as vice president of international business development.

McFeely will oversee financial and accounting functions for Villa Enterprises’ family of brands and will report directly to Villa Enterprises’ president, Ben Scotto. Most recently, McFeely was chief financial officer for quick-serve franchise company El Rancho Foods and brings extensive experience in the hospitality and restaurant industries, having held positions with McDonald’s, Sheraton, and Marriott Corporation.

Bringing substantial international restaurant experience, MacTreinfhir will lead international development efforts for Villa Enterprises and will report to Adam Torine, senior vice president of business development. Prior to joining the Villa Enterprises family, MacTreinfhir was responsible for international development for TGI Fridays, managing efforts in the Middle East, Africa, Southern Europe, and Canada. Previously, he held positions at Pizza Hut, Burger King, and Hot Stuff Foods.

“We are thrilled to have Marty and Seamus join our family. Both of them are restaurant and franchise veterans and will play integral roles in the continued development of the Villa Enterprises family of brands,” says CEO Anthony Scotto. “We are grateful to be strengthening our management team with leaders with a proven track record to help accelerate the growth of our company and support our franchisees worldwide.”

Villa Enterprises owns several unique quick-service brands—Villa Italian Kitchen, Green Leaf’s, Bananas, Mo’ Burger, Far East, and South Philly Steaks & Fries—primarily found in shopping centers and airport food courts. Operating more than 330 concepts across 38 states, as well as in Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico, and seven additional countries, the company is focused on multi-brand opportunities and expanding its management services to operate entire food courts.