Ice cream chains' parent names new president

NEW YORK ; NexCen Brands Inc., franchisor of the Marble Slab Creamery and MaggieMoo's mix-in ice cream chains, has appointed Michael C. Dull president of its franchise management quickservice division.

Dull previously held a number of posts at Marble Slab, including executive vice president of QSR franchising. During his tenure there, he headed up the franchise development program and created a master franchising program that lead to international expansion in Canada, the Middle East and South Korea.

In his new post Dull will continue to expand Marble Slab and take on the added responsibility of growing MaggieMoo's, NexCen says. The company also owns, licenses and franchises such retail brands as The Athlete's Foot and Bill Blass.