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World of Beer promotes Dave Reid to COO

Tavern franchise brand creates new operations post

World of Beer has promoted Dave Reid to the new position of chief operating officer, the company said on Monday. 

Reid was most recently vice president of operations for the Tampa, Fla.-based craft-beer-tavern franchise.

Dave Reid
Photo: World of Beer

“We are excited to see him in the new role of chief operating officer, as we believe it will bring great growth to our company and brand,” Paul Avery, president and CEO of World of Beer, said in a statement. “He has a proven track record of success that will assist us in our next stage of development here at World of Beer.”

Reid is a 30-year veteran of the restaurant and hospitality industries. Prior to joining World of Beer, he served as chairman of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association and worked for 21 years with Miller’s Ale House.

World of Beer has 75 restaurants in 23 states, as well as China and South Korea. The company said it plans to open locations soon in Indiana and Oklahoma.

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