Dunkin’ Brands, Inc., the parent
company of quick service brands Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, today
announced that Cirabel Lardizabal Olson will join the company in the newly
created position of Senior Director, Community Relations & Multicultural

Reporting directly to Dunkin’ Brands Chief Communications & Public
Affairs Officer Stephen J. Caldeira, Ms. Olson will work closely with
senior management to ensure organizational alignment on multicultural
initiatives, while also leading the company’s outreach efforts to national,
state and community-based organizations that represent important
constituencies, including franchisees and an increasingly diverse consumer

Olson brings to Dunkin’ Brands more than 10 years of leadership
experience in the foodservice industry. In her seven-year tenure at Burger
King Corporation, she led all global internal and external multicultural,
diversity, community relations and government relations efforts for the
company’s 11,100 restaurants across all 50 U.S. states and more than 65
countries. She was responsible for developing the brand’s relationships
with prominent organizations such as the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, National
Urban League, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, National Gay & Lesbian
Taskforce, Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance and the Women’s
Foodservice Forum. As Marketing Brand Manager for Tropicana Products Inc.,
Ms. Olson led the creation and development of several new products, while
successfully re-launching others.

Olson received a Master of Business Administration degree from The
University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in
Marketing from Florida Atlantic University.

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