Caliber, parent company to Caliber Collision, Caliber Auto Glass, and Caliber Auto Care, has announced that Roland Smith will be joining its Board of Directors, effective April 19.
Smith is a seasoned board member and executive, bringing more than 30 years of experience in consumer brands and multi-unit operations spanning the hospitality, entertainment, supermarket and office product industries. He currently serves as the chairman of the Board of Directors of Jack’s Family Restaurants and previously served as chairman of the Board of 24-Hour Fitness, Office Depot and Carmike Cinemas, and a member of the Board of Directors of Dunkin’ Brands and The Wendy’s Company. As a member of Caliber’s Board, Smith will provide strategic guidance to support Caliber’s operations, teammates, partners and customers.
“I am delighted to welcome Roland to the Caliber board and family,” said Steve H. Grimshaw, Caliber executive chairman. “Roland is a purpose-driven leader, which fits well with Caliber’s culture and long-standing purpose of ‘Restoring the Rhythm of Your Life’. His track record of results, combined with his broad experience, will greatly benefit Caliber.”
In addition to his Board work, Smith has served as an executive across a number of businesses, including as chairman and CEO of Office Depot, CEO of Wendy’s Company, president and CEO of AMF, among others. A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Smith served as an officer with the U.S. Army for seven years.
“We look forward to working with Roland on the Caliber Board and to leverage his unique perspective on retail strategy and operations for consumer-facing brands,” said Mark Sanders, Caliber president and CEO. “Roland’s experience in business transformation and passion for delivering enterprise, teammate and customer value will serve Caliber well as we continue our mission to become the most trusted automotive service provider in every community we serve.”