alloway brings more than 20 years of experience in the marketing industry to Hard Rock, including an extensive background with PepsiCo in various capacities - Vice President of Marketing, Gatorade; Vice President/General Manager, IZZE Beverage Co.; Vice President, Sports and Media; and Brand Manager for Mountain Dew. Additionally, Galloway held international positions covering Europe and Africa. Prior to joining PepsiCo, Galloway worked at Tracey Locke Partnership and Young & Rubicam.
As Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Galloway will be spearheading Hard Rock's global marketing efforts for the company's 129 cafes and 12 hotels/casinos, including live music, philanthropy, memorabilia, artist relations, sponsorships, promotions and special events.
"We look forward to John's impact and leadership in continuing to grow our brand," said Hamish Dodds, President and CEO of Hard Rock International, commenting on the appointment. "John brings strong branding expertise and substantial global operations experience to Hard Rock."