Bluestone Lane recruits industry veterans to its Board of Directors

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Australian-inspired American café brand Bluestone Lane has announced three additions to its board of directors to help fuel store expansion, digitisation and e-commerce.

This board now includes:

  • Denny Post, former President and CEO of Red Robin;
  • Sanjiv Razdan, former COO at sweetgreen, Dine Brands Global, and Yum! Restaurants International;
  • and April Siler, CEO of 8Greens and formerly Califia Farms SVP, Marketing & Global Development.

“These additions are a testament to the incredible brand and growth potential we will continue to unlock over the coming years, as Bluestone Lane becomes the world’s leading premium coffee and hospitality brand,” says Nick Stone, founder and CEO of Bluestone Lane.

Denny Post contributes more than 35 years of consumer-driven marketing success and product innovation and has had an extensive executive career that includes having served as President and CEO at Red Robin, SVP and CMO for T-Mobile USA and SVP, Global Food & Beverage, at Starbucks. Post serves on the board of directors for Wyndham Destinations and Vital Farms and is senior advisor for US foodservice at Livekindly Collective.

Sanjiv Razdan brings nearly 30 years of food service industry experience leading brands to make the transition from traditional retail to a digitally enabled, omni-channel lifestyle brands. He is the founder and CEO of Gleam Network and a former COO at sweetgreen, Dine Brands Global, and Yum! Brands International.

April Siler is a globally experienced food and beverage brand builder specialising in driving health and wellness innovation. She is currently CEO of 8Greens, previously served as SVP, Marketing & Global Development, at Califia Farms, and was the CMO of The Chia Co.

Post, Razdan and Siler join board members Jamie Montgomery, Founder and Managing Partner, March Capital; Matt Higgins, Co-founder and CEO, RSE Ventures; and Nishad Alani, CEO, Retail Zoo; and board observers Matthew Walters, Investor, JAWS; and Uday Ahuja, Managing Director, RSE Ventures.

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