Visionaries 2020


October 18 - 20, 2020 Chicago, IL

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Nigel Travis

Chairman of Dunkin' Brands Group

Dunkin' Brands

Travis has served as Non-Executive Chairman of Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: DNKN) ("Dunkin' Brands"), a restaurant holding company, since January 2019. Prior to his current role, Mr. Travis served as Chief Executive Officer of Dunkin' Brands from January 2009 until July 2018, and as Executive Chairman of the Board from May 2013 until December 2018.

From 2005 to 2008, Travis served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) ("Papa John's"), an international pizza restaurant franchise. Prior to that, Travis served in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility with Blockbuster LLC, a provider of home movie and video game rentals, from 1994 to 2004, including President and Chief Operating Officer. Before that, Travis held numerous senior positions at Burger King Holdings, Inc., a multinational chain of hamburger fast food restaurants.

Currently, Travis serves on the board of directors of Advance Auto Parts, since August 2018 and Abercrombie & Fitch Co. since January 2019. Previously, Travis served on the board of directors of Office Depot, Inc. from March 2012 until May 2020, Lorillard, Inc. from 2008 to 2012, Papa John's from 2005 to 2008, The Bombay Company, Inc, from 2000 to 2007 and Limelight Group Plc, from 1996 to 2000.

He is Chairman of Fooda, a private company "disrupting the workplace eating space". Travis also serves as Chairman and Co-Owner of Leyton Orient Football Club, a professional football club in England, since June 2017. Travis received his B.A (Hons). from Middlesex University. Additionally, he holds two honorary doctorates.