Massachusetts Restaurant Associtaion names Bob Luz CEO

Bob LuzSource: Nation's Restaurant News

After 24 years as president and CEO of the Massachusetts Restaurant Association, Peter Christie turned over the reins Monday to veteran restaurant executive Bob Luz.

Luz most recently served as chief human resource officer of American Blue Ribbon Holdings, LLC, in Nashville, Tenn.

Christie, who joined the MRA as a member of the board in 1987 and was named CEO and president two years later, said, “I have known Bob Luz for the past 20 years. He is a respected industry leader who is the perfect candidate for this position.”

Luz has logged many years of experience in the foodservice and hospitality industries. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts with a degree in hospitality management, he went to work for Stouffers, where he took a position in human resources and training.

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