Hamish A. Dodds
Mr. Dodds brings to the board over 30 years of executive experience in the shipping, retail, consumer goods and hospitality industries. He has lived and worked in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South America and the United States, gaining extensive international experience in finance, franchising, joint ventures and brand management.
Entertainment and Consumer Goods Executive Experience
Mr. Dodds most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hard Rock International from 2004 through 2017, where he oversaw the strategic development and operations of restaurants, hotels, casinos and live music venues in more than 70 countries, including hands-on involvement in global logistics and brand building. Mr. Dodds previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Central America Beverage Corporation (CABCORP) and as Division President for PepsiCo Beverages covering South America, Central America and the Caribbean.
Mr. Dodds currently serves as a director, audit committee member and finance committee member of Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc., an American restaurant and entertainment business, and as a director of Fogo de Chão, Inc., a restaurant holding company based in Texas. Previously Mr. Dodds served as a board member and compensation committee member for CABCORP.
Other Relevant Experience
Mr. Dodds is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants and has served in a variety of general management and financial positions for PepsiCo, The Burton Group (now Arcadia Group) in the United Kingdom, and Overseas Containers, Ltd.