Current CEO of Dunkin’ Donuts: Nigel Travis
Bill Rosenberg opened a restaurant called, "Open Kettle" in Quincy, Massachusetts, in 1950. Rosenberg soon changed the name of the business from "Open Kettle" to "Dunkin Donuts." By 1955, Dunkin Donuts had licensed its first franchise. What began as a single store has now turned into a huge worldwide presence. Dunkin now boasts over 9,000 locations. Customers can find Dunkin Donuts franchise shops in 36 states within the United States, as well as in 30 other countries. Dunkin Donuts culture communicates delicious coffee and baked goods for the average person on the go. There are 52 varieties of donuts from which to choose, as well as over a dozen types of coffee drinks and a variety of other baked items like breakfast sandwiches and bagels.
Dunkin Donuts is a subsidiary of Dunkin Brands. Currently, Nigel Travis is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dunkin Brands and the President of Dunkin Donuts. Travis was named CEO in January, 2009, and President in October, 2009. Dunkin is an active corporation with its corporate communications office centered out of Canton, Massachusetts. The company claimed $6 billion in total global sales for the year 2010.
Dunkin Donuts careers include a variety of positions, ranging from single-store jobs to multi-franchise opportunities. The company describes its work environment as "fast-paced" and "fun-paced." Dunkin also boasts competitive wages and flexible work schedules that can accommodate many different needs of its employees. Dunkin Donuts benefits include the ability to advance within the company in terms of responsibility and pay. The official Dunkin Donuts website advertises the following examples of positions: Crew, Shift Leader, Assistant Restaurant Manager, Restaurant Manager, Network Trainer (field trainer) and Multi-Unit Manager.
Other Dunkin Donuts benefit options offered to employees include medical and dental coverage for workers and dependents, basic life insurance, basic accidental death and dismemberment insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, long-term care insurance, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan, vacation and sick days, bereavement days, group auto and homeowners insurance and tuition reimbursement.
Obtaining an entry level job at Dunkin Donuts typically requires a written application and an interview. Some of the duties that are generally associated with entry level positions working at Dunkin’ Donuts include taking orders from customers, preparing and serving food and beverages, stocking shelves and helping to clean the restaurant. Some Dunkin Donuts franchises feature drive-thru windows. Taking orders and serving customers at the window are also entry-level types of responsibilities.