Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ – News) announced today that Ken Rollin has joined its Leadership Council in the position of executive vice president and general counsel, following a five-month extensive search to replace the company’s previous general counsel. Rollin, 41, joins the company with a broad range of legal experience including that of retail and franchise. Rollin was most recently vice president and deputy general counsel for AutoNation, Inc.

Rollin commented on his new position: “I’m honored to join the Leadership Council of Domino’s Pizza and look forward to a long and exciting career with this global company and household name.”

Chairman and CEO David A. Brandon says, “We are thrilled to have Ken join our team. We were fortunate to have many outstanding candidates emerge from our national search process; and Ken impressed us as having the credentials, experience and engaging personality that we were looking for in our new general counsel.”

AutoNation Inc., a Fortune 150 company with more than $18 billion in revenue, is the largest automotive retailer in the U.S. In his role as Deputy General Counsel at AutoNation, Rollin was responsible for a broad range of legal practices, including litigation, employment law, corporate governance and compliance, franchise law, real estate, and environmental. He has been with AutoNation since June 2000.

In addition to the broad range of legal issues he experienced at AutoNation, Rollin also has prior retail experience by serving as a senior attorney for Walgreen Co. drug store chain, where he established their litigation practice. Prior to Walgreens, Rollin worked for two different law firms, specializing in litigation.

Rollin holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Northwestern University School of Law and an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Indiana University.

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