ezCater Welcomes First Chief People and Culture Officer
BOSTON – August 14, 2018 – ezCater, the world’s largest online marketplace for business catering, today announced it has hired Janine Allo as its first Chief People and Culture Officer. Allo’s 25 years of experience building teams and leading companies through change will help ezCater expand globally and scale its strong and intentional culture. Allo joins ezCater following its $100 million Series D funding and its acquisition of Paris-based GoCater. Allo’s charter includes hiring 250+ new employees by year-end in the U.S. and overseas.
“We’re very lucky to find someone with Janine’s sky-high EQ,” said Stefania Mallett, co-founder and CEO at ezCater. “Add that to her experience in the restaurant and technology industries, and Janine is a natural to keep our employees flourishing and ezCater growing.”
Allo was previously at Flex International, where she was VP of Global Talent for the 200,000-person company. During her time at Flex, she helped the company through a critical transformation, including a rebrand and evolution of their service offering. Prior to that, she was Chief People Officer at Wildflower Bread Company, where she led all human resources functions, including talent acquisition, leadership development, and team management.
“ezCater has an inspiring, people-focused culture that gives all employees meaningful ownership of their outcomes,” said Allo. “Our ‘culture recipe’ is not just words on paper. The team lives it every day, and it drives everything we do.”
ezCater is nationally recognized as a great place to work. It was most recently named one of 2018’s Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE, and one of 2017’s Best Small & Medium Workplaces. The company is also a 2016, 2017, and 2018 winner of Boston Business Journal’s Best Places to Work award.
ezCater is the world’s largest marketplace for business catering. ezCater’s online ordering, on-time ratings and reviews, and award-winning customer service help businesspeople from organizations of all sizes and industries make meetings more successful and employees happier and more engaged. ezCater partners with over 60,000 restaurants and caterers that use its product suite to manage, analyze, and grow their catering business. For more information or to place an order, visit www.ezcater.com.
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