Mark Roden Appointed Chair of Local Subway® Franchisee Advertising Trust

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October 30, 2014
October 30, 2014

Subway® Restaurants of Arizona is pleased to announce that Ahwatukee resident Mark Roden, a local Subway franchisee for more than 25 years, has been named the chairman of the 2014-2015 Subway Franchisee Advertising Fund Trust of Arizona (SFAFT). Local franchisees have also elected Chad Barnett, Sean Brown, David Candioto, Ed Flores, Tom Hall and Les White as board members.

The SFAFT board oversees the marketing efforts for Subway franchisees throughout the Phoenix and northern Arizona markets, including all advertising, promotions, public relations and other activities designed to increase business at individual franchise locations.

“It’s an exciting time for Subway of Arizona,” said Roden. “With the launch of our new Flatizza and Frito’s Chicken Enchilada Melt, we expect to stay very busy this term.”

In addition to overseeing more than 50 Subway locations statewide and serving as the SFAFT chairman, Roden is also the co-founder and executive director of Subway Kids & Sports of Arizona™, an organization focusing on increasing children's self-esteem, encouraging the community to become involved in the lives of at-risk children, and promoting volunteerism in local schools.

Subway Restaurants is the world’s largest sandwich franchise, with more than 33,219 locations in 92 countries and was launched in Arizona in 1984. Headquartered in Milford, Conn., Subway Restaurants was co-founded by Fred DeLuca and Dr. Peter Buck in 1965.  That partnership marked the beginning of a remarkable journey-one that made it possible for thousands of individuals to build and succeed in their own business.  For more information about the Subway restaurant chain, visit  Subway is a registered trademark of Doctor’s Associates Inc.

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