Domino’s Pizza Named One of “Metro Detroit’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For”…Again!


ANN ARBOR, Mich., August 17, 2007 Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, was recently chosen as one of Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA). The award honors southeastern Michigan companies that demonstrate exceptional human resources and employee relations practices. This is the third time Domino’s Pizza has been selected to appear on the “Best and Brightest” list.

The 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For awards program was established to honor companies that recognized employees as their greatest asset. Winners of the annual award are companies that work with imagination and conviction to create organizational value and business results through their policies and best practices in human resource management.

“At Domino’s Pizza, we believe that our team members are our most important ingredient,” said Domino’s Executive Vice President of PeopleFirst Patti Wilmot. “Our number one guiding principle is ‘putting people first,’ and we live by it. Our goal to be the best pizza delivery company in the world cannot be accomplished without a first-rate team. I am extremely proud and honored to be recognized for the third time for our efforts.”

MBPA conducts an extensive evaluation process to determine which companies earn the distinction of being named one of “Metro Detroit’s Best & Brightest.” Part of the evaluation includes an extensive survey of Domino’s recruitment and selection process, recognition and retention programs, communication, diversity and multiculturalism, employee education and development, operating data, compensation and benefits, community initiatives and work-life balance. Additionally, Domino’s team members were randomly selected to complete an anonymous and confidential survey to gauge the effectiveness of the company’s efforts.

The MBPA will be honoring all award recipients at its 8th annual symposium and awards gala on Thurs., Oct. 4, at the Conference and EventsCenter in Dearborn, Mich.

About Domino’s Pizza®

Founded in 1960, Domino’s Pizza is the recognized world leader in pizza delivery. Domino’s is listed on the NYSE under the symbol “DPZ.”  Through its primarily franchised system, Domino’s operates a network of 8,449 franchised and Company-owned stores in the United States and more than 55 countries. The Domino’s Pizza® brand, named a Megabrand by Advertising Age magazine, had global retail sales of nearly $5.1 billion in 2006, comprised of $3.2 billion domestically and nearly $1.9 billion internationally.  During the second quarter of 2007, the Domino’s Pizza® brand had global retail sales of more than $1.2 billion, comprised of approximately $754.7 million domestically and approximately $492.5 million internationally.  Domino’s Pizza was named “Chain of the Year” by Pizza Today magazine, the leading publication of the pizza industry and is the “Official Pizza of NASCAR®.”  More information on the Company, in English and Spanish, can be found on the web at

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