Pizza Patrón promoted Victor Vazquez to vice president of business development. Vazquez will focus on both domestic growth strategies and international expansion.
“Victor is a proven business leader and strategist that keeps the company’s growth and vision at the forefront of every business decision he makes,” says Antonio Swad, CEO of Pizza Patrón. “He’s spearheaded many intricate and difficult tactics that have been pivotal in positioning and revitalizing the growth of our brand.”
Vazquez joined Pizza Patrón in 2010 and has served in multiple leadership and project management positions within the company. His adept communications and negotiating skills have become widely recognized for achieving strong results as a recent industry trade publication noted his “tact and amicable approach” has earned him the nickname the “velvet hammer.”
“The vision for the growth of the brand has always been very clear. However, we’ve had many obstacles interfering with our trajectory,” Vazquez says. “Now with clear skies, and our plane fueled and free of parasite drag, we are ready to reach our destination.”
Vazquez will spearhead the company’s North American franchise development as well as all international growth opportunities. Vazquez will report directly to Andrew Gamm, executive vice president of Pizza Patrón, and Swad.