ANKENY, Iowa, September 01, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Casey’s Basic Shops, Inc. (NASDAQ: CASY), the third-largest comfort retailer and fifth-largest pizza chain in america, at the moment introduced the appointment of Mike Spanos to its Board of Administrators, bringing the variety of administrators to 12. For greater than 28 years, Mr. Spanos has led organizations and accelerated progress within the hospitality and meals and beverage industries.

“We’re happy to welcome Mike to the Casey’s Board of Administrators as he provides important expertise based mostly on his decades-long tenure at PepsiCo,” stated Lynn Horak, Casey’s board chair. “Mike’s experience in creating worth and driving progress via sturdy provider relationships will profit Casey’s together with its group members, company and shareholders.”

Mr. Spanos beforehand served as president and CEO of Six Flags Leisure Company from 2019-2021, the world’s largest regional theme park firm and the biggest operator of waterparks in North America. As CEO, he led the group via the pandemic whereas implementing a transformational technique to ship sustainable progress.

Previous to Six Flags, Mr. Spanos was CEO of PepsiCo Asia, Center East, and North Africa (AMENA), the place he was liable for rising income and reworking meals and beverage operations in additional than 40 international locations. Beneath his management, the corporate accelerated progress over a number of years throughout the AMENA sector. Mr. Spanos additionally held business basic administration roles of accelerating accountability at PepsiCo since 1993, first beginning as a frontline territory supervisor in North America.

Earlier than becoming a member of PepsiCo, Mr. Spanos served in america Marine Corps from 1987 to 1993. He’s a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with a B.S. diploma in Historical past, and obtained his M.S. diploma in organizational habits from the College of Pennsylvania.

“We’re excited so as to add Mike to Casey’s Board of Administrators together with his deep expertise constructing meals and beverage provider relationships and main groups that drive progress at consumer-focused companies like Casey’s,” stated Darren Rebelez, president and CEO, Casey’s. “His experience will carry useful perspective to assist Casey’s proceed to evolve our meals and beverage choices, together with our personal model choices, finally contributing to our progress and success.”

About Casey’s

Casey’s is a Fortune 500 firm (NASDAQ: CASY) working over 2,400 comfort shops. Based greater than 50 years in the past, the corporate has grown to turn out to be the third-largest comfort retailer retailer and the fifth-largest pizza chain in america. Casey’s supplies freshly ready meals, high quality gasoline and pleasant service at its places. Visitors can get pleasure from pizza, donuts, different assorted bakery objects, and a wide array of drinks and snacks. Study extra and order on-line at, or within the cellular app.

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