CEO appointed at Rita’s
Jonathan Fornaci replaces interim CEO Thomas Christopoul, a partner at the firm that took a controlling stake in the water ice chain earlier this month.
Rita's Franchise Co., the water ice chain headquartered in Trevose, said it named Jonathan Fornaci as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately.
Fornaci, former president of California-based Straw Hat Pizza, replaces interim CEO Thomas Christopoul, an operating partner at Falconhead Capital L.L.C., which took a controlling stake in Rita's earlier this month.
Rita's has 550 locations in 18 states. - Reid Kanaley