Paciugo Gelato & CaffÃ¨, a family-owned and operated franchisor of authentic Italian gelato, today announced that Keith Albright has been named the company’s new Chief Operating Officer. Albright has served as the company’s Senior Vice President of Franchising for the past year. He will now oversee franchise operations/relations and marketing, in addition to spearheading the company’s domestic and international franchise growth.
“Keith is a natural born leader who well understands franchising,” said Ugo Ginatta, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Paciugo Gelato & CaffÃ¨. “Since joining our executive team 12 months ago, Keith has added considerable value to the Paciugo brand and its operations, which includes opening our first airport location (Cleveland Hopkins International). We are very pleased about having him take a larger role supporting our growing family of successful franchisees.”