Dunkin’ Brands Appoints Gregory as Chief HR Officer

Canton, Mass. — March 26

Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc., the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts (DD) and Baskin-Robbins (BR), announced the appointment of Ginger Gregory as its senior vice president and chief human resources officer.

She will join the Dunkin’ Brands executive leadership team and report directly to Dunkin’ Brands’ CEO, Nigel Travis.

Gregory has held executive-level human resources positions for several multinational companies across a variety of industries. In her new role at Dunkin’ Brands, she will be responsible for global employee recruitment, training, compensation, benefits and organizational development. She will also serve as co-chair of Dunkin’ Donuts’ People’s Subcommittee, where she will lead the creation of tools and programs designed to attract, hire, train and develop restaurant managers and crewmembers.

Gregory joins Dunkin’ Brands from Novartis International AG, a multibillion-dollar healthcare services company, where she led a global team of human resources professionals. In that position, she was responsible for global staffing, talent management and field human resources, and served as a member of the Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics Executive Committee.

Prior, Gregory held leadership positions at Novo Nordisk where she served as senior vice president, corporate people and organization at the company’s global headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Earlier in her career, she held a variety of human resources generalist and specialist positions at Bristol Myers Squibb and served as consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton in the area of organization change and effectiveness.

Gregory received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Massachusetts, a Master’s of Arts in philosophy, and Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology from the George Washington University, where she also served as a lecturer in psychology, research assistant and graduate teaching fellow.

Source: Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc.