Domino’s Pizza announced Tuesday that Kevin S. Morris will be joining its global leadership team as executive vice president—general counsel, reporting to Domino’s CEO J. Patrick Doyle, effective January 3.

Morris was most recently senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for New York-based Equinox Holdings, Inc. and its various operating subsidiaries and affiliates, which own and operate a portfolio of lifestyle brands that include Equinox, SoulCycle, Blink Fitness, Pure Yoga (within the U.S.) and Equinox Hotels. His extensive experience includes operating his own private legal practice; serving as vice president and associate general counsel at Global Hyatt Corporation; as senior international attorney and staff director at McDonald’s Corporation; and as an attorney at DLA Piper (formerly Rudnick & Wolfe).

“Kevin has extensive global experience in all critical legal functions—from mergers and acquisitions to major financing transactions; from corporate governance to intellectual property protection—and he’s worked for some of the world’s most well-respected brands,” says Doyle. “I am thrilled to have a professional of Kevin’s caliber joining the Domino’s team.”

Morris holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law and an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Illinois. Morris and his wife, Karen, will be relocating to the Ann Arbor, Michigan, area.

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