Subway has announced the appointment of Taylor Bennett as its new vice president of non-traditional development. Bennett will be responsible for driving growth and innovation at the brand’s non-traditional locations, comprising airports, hospitals, gas and convenience stores and much more to continue delivering convenience and accessibility to the brand’s customers.
“Taylor brings a wealth of experience to Subway, from his background in law to working alongside franchisees to develop and grow their businesses,” said Mike Kappitt, chief operating and insights officer at Subway.
“As Subway continues on its transformation journey, Taylor’s understanding of franchising and how to meet guests’ needs will help solidify Subway as a leader in non-traditional innovation and drive profitability for the brand and our network of franchisees.”
Prior to joining Subway, Bennett was the chief development officer at HOA Brands, where he oversaw international development for the franchisor’s multi-brand restaurant portfolio. He also served as the vice president of franchise sales and development at Focus Brands, where he led sales and development teams. Bennett graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in international affairs and received his J.D. from John Marshall Law School.
“I am thrilled to be joining team Subway and continuing the great work started by the non-traditional team, such as piloting Grab & Go and unattended retail solutions,” said Bennett.
“I look forward to bringing to life new, exciting and unexpected ways for guests to get their favorite Subway sandwiches.”