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Hojeij Hires Washington As COO

Regynald G. Washington has joined Hojeij Branded Foods as chief operating officer.

“Regynald brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the HBF team and solidifies our commitment to excellence as we grow strategically across the country,” says Carol Hojeij, president of HBF. “We are extremely proud to have Regynald on our team, and this appointment further illustrates our commitment to raising the bar in the industry.”

Washington’s experience in the airport industry includes ascending through the corporate ranks of Concessions International Inc., where he directed overall operations as corporate executive vice president.

He was also vice president of food and beverage for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts globally, with food and beverage responsibilities for Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, Disney Cruise Line, Disneyland Paris Resort, Disneyland Hong Kong Resort and Disneyland Tokyo Resort. He was also vice president and general manager for Disney Regional Entertainment and oversaw the strategy, direction and growth of Disney’s ESPN Zone sports entertainment and food and beverage brand.  

Washington holds a bachelor of science degree in international hotel and restaurant administration from Florida International University.