Pet Supplies Plus has appointed David Leonardo the company’s senior vice president of franchising.
Leonardo joins the Pet Supplies Plus team as a veteran franchise executive with experience in high level roles at Wild Wing Café, Arby’s Restaurant Group, Wendy’s and Burger King. Most recently, Leonardo served as the COO at La Galere Markets, a start-up company that operates and develops gourmet, self-checkout mini-markets.
“Coming from a start-up environment, I wanted to use my franchising experience at a company with high-growth potential and in which I truly believe in the concept,” said Leonardo. “Looking at the franchise industry overall, I was attracted to pet industry because of its steady and continual growth. Pet Supplies Plus is a leader in the pet franchise category and I am thrilled to join the team.”
Pet Supplies Plus is the nation’s largest pet retail franchise, with more than 300 locations in 26 states.