Marco’s Pizza announced the promotion of Mike Jaynes to vice president of sales and product integrity. Jaynes was formerly vice president of sales, research, and development.

In his new role, Jaynes leads the Marco’s Product Team in approving ingredients and products for the entire franchise, including all products delivered by the company’s distribution service, Marco’s Pizza Distribution (MPD), which launched in January. Jaynes also manages product development, as well as store openings and direct marketing for Marco’s.

“Mike Jaynes maintains a rigorous focus on the quality of Marco’s ingredients, recipes, and procedures,” says Marco’s President and CEO Jack Butorac. “Because Marco’s Pizza will more than quadruple its store count in the coming years, maintaining product consistency and quality is of utmost importance as we grow. Mike will provide tremendous leadership as vice president of sales and product integrity because of his operational experience at Marco’s Pizza, his passion for product quality, and his creative eye for new ideas.”

Jaynes has been with Marco’s for more than 20 years in a number of roles, including area director of the Cleveland market and vice president overseeing the company’s expansion in Ohio and Indiana. He is a resident of Perrysburg, Ohio.

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