Artie involves Topgolf from Yum! Manufacturers the place he most lately served as World CEO for Pizza Hut, overseeing its 18,000 places throughout 110 international locations. Previous to this position, he was President of Pizza Hut U.S. and earlier than becoming a member of Yum! Manufacturers, he served as Chief Monetary Officer for Rave Cinemas.
“We’re thrilled to have Artie be part of Topgolf as he leads the corporate, along with the workforce, on its continued journey of accelerated development,” stated Callaway President and CEO Chip Brewer. “I’m assured Artie’s management, monitor file of driving a worldwide model with a deal with operations and franchising, and digital transformation expertise will add nice worth to the progressive workforce at Topgolf.”
Artie can be deeply related to the Dallas neighborhood, the place Topgolf is based. He sits on the boards of The Larger Dallas Youth Orchestra, The First Tee of Dallas, The Tartan Board at Texas Scottish Ceremony Hospital and Huge Thought (The Creator’s Council).
“I’m deeply honored and excited to be becoming a member of Topgolf as CEO. This chance marries my ardour for the hospitality enterprise with my lifelong love for the game of golf,” stated Artie Starrs. “I couldn’t consider a greater time to affix this model, with a lot momentum as we head into the long run. I am wanting ahead to becoming a member of the greater than 18,000 Topgolf workforce members to construct on their unbelievable enterprise success and highly effective tradition.”
In October 2020, Callaway introduced its intention to mix with Topgolf, which was finalized earlier this month. Starrs is ready to succeed present CEO Dolf Berle, who beforehand introduced his plans to pursue management alternatives outdoors of Topgolf after efficiently main the workforce via the completion of the mix with Callaway.
About Topgolf Leisure Group
Topgolf Leisure Group is a technology-enabled international sports activities and leisure chief constructed on a basis of neighborhood, inclusivity and enjoyable. What began as a easy thought to boost the sport of golf has grown right into a motion the place individuals from all walks of life join on the intersection of know-how and sports activities leisure. Topgolf Leisure Group’s platforms embrace Topgolf venues, Topgolf Media, Topgolf Worldwide, Toptracer and Topgolf Swing Suite. To be taught extra about Topgolf, go to www.topgolfentertainmentgroup.com or observe Topgolf on Instagram, Fb, Twitter and LinkedIn.
About Callaway Golf Firm
Callaway Golf Firm (NYSE: ELY) is a premium golf gear and lively life-style firm with a portfolio of worldwide manufacturers, together with Callaway Golf, Odyssey, OGIO, TravisMathew, Jack Wolfskin and Topgolf Leisure Group. By means of an unwavering dedication to innovation, Callaway manufactures and sells premium golf golf equipment, golf balls, golf and life-style luggage, golf and life-style attire and different equipment. For extra info please go to www.callawaygolf.com, www.odysseygolf.com, www.ogio.com, www.travismathew.com, and www.jack-wolfskin.com.
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