FRSTeam has named Simon Broad its new Vice President of Operations, according to a press release. Broad, who brings more than 25 years of successful franchise support and multi-industry experience, joins the company’s executive team at FRSTeam’s corporate headquarters in Hayward, CA.

As VP of Operations for FRSTeam, Broad will ensure efficient and high-quality management of operations, focusing on unit growth of the franchise as a whole, sales growth of each location and franchisee relationships and satisfaction. He will be in charge of managing the current franchise support team, system accountability and system performance.

“Simon’s experience with franchise operational issues and small business consulting will enhance our insight and expertise as our franchise continues to grow,” said FRSTeam president Jim Nicholas. “We have expanded our team with several new licensees in recent months and are proud to be recognized as a leader in our industry.” FRSTeam recently made Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest-growing, privately held companies in America for the third year in a row with a three-year growth rate of 43 percent.

Broad holds a master’s degree in business administration from Framingham State College and a Bachelor’s degree in law and economics from Bournemouth University in England. He has executive-level experience in operations, development and international business.

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