SPARTANBURG S.C. The Denny’s family restaurant chain has hired Louis Laguardia, a veteran of Pepsico’s diversity-focused Frito Lay North America operation, to serve in the newly created post of vice president of talent acquisition and diversity.
Laguardia left Frito Lay North America as vice president of staffing and diversity. At Denny’s Inc., the restaurant chain’s franchisor, he reports to chief people officer Yvonne Wolf.
Denny’s Inc. operates 526 restaurants and franchises 1,024 more worldwide.