Dallas, TX (June 22, 2012) – DAVACO, Inc. (www.davacoinc.com), the national leading provider of high-volume programs and implementation services for global brands, announced today that Bruce Johnston has been named director of operations for the company's hospitality division. In this role, Johnston is responsible for overseeing all client programs for hospitality brands, including the management of DAVACO's implementation team, program planning and specifications, cost and vendor management, program reporting and quality assurance. He will report directly to Mike Murray, SVP of Operations.
"Bruce brings many years of successful project and construction management experience, representing well-known hospitality brands across the United States," said Murray "His keen understanding of the industry, combined with his extensive experience working with developers, owner/operators and corporate operations, brings another level of expertise and best practices to our existing hospitality service offering."
DAVACO currently offers hospitality brands, including hotels, motels, resorts and casinos, a turn-key implementation solution for multi-property initiatives such as lobby, health club or food service renovations as well as single property programs requiring a high-volume rollout including equipment, room or bathroom upgrades. The company specializes in renovations, rollouts, retrofits and resets; rebranding; furniture, fixture and equipment upgrades; and graphic and digital signage installations.
Prior to joining DAVACO, Johnston was employed by Matthews Southwest, where he was responsible for managing the recent development of the Omni Dallas Convention Center Hotel. He was previously employed with Omni Hotels, Prism Hotel Company, American General Hospitality and Rosewood Hotels and Resorts. Throughout his career, Johnston has partnered with a wide range of hospitality brands to oversee construction and renovation programs, including: Double Tree, Wyndham, Sheraton, Holiday Inn, Radisson and Hyatt. Johnston earned a Bachelor of Science in Construction from Kansas State University.
About DAVACO Inc.
DAVACO, Inc. is the national leading provider of turnkey brand service solutions, specializing in the management and execution of high-volume implementation programs for nationwide retail, restaurant, hospitality and consumer product brands. Services include: ▪ Rollouts, retrofits, resets and remodels ▪ Fixture, equipment and graphic installations ▪ Project management ▪ Hard- and soft-line merchandising ▪ Site and marketing surveys ▪ Logistics and consolidation ▪ Design services ▪ Sustainability ▪ Special initiatives. DAVACO's unique business structure and customer-centric philosophy with W02 employees located across the country, provides clients with speed-to-market, consistent and professional execution within an open-store environment, and proprietary ClearThread™ technology for greater visibility and reporting efficiencies. DAVACO was founded in 1990 and is based in Dallas, Texas www.davacoinc.com with an office in Canada www.davacoinc.ca.