VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., December 14, 2006 – Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:  DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, recently announced the promotion of Buddy Carpenter to director of corporate operations for the Virginia and North Carolina regions.  He will report directly to Domino’s Vice President of Team USA (Domino’s corporate stores), Scott Hinshaw.

Carpenter, a four-year veteran of Domino’s Pizza, has spent the last eighteen months as manager of corporate operations for 13 stores in North Carolina.  He built an incredibly strong team of general managers and assistant managers who, in turn, have driven great results for the company.  He also led all of Team USA stores in customer service scores.  Prior to this position, Carpenter served as a general manager at a Domino’s Pizza store.

In his new position, Carpenter will oversee the 58 Team USA stores in eastern Virginia and eastern North Carolina.

“Buddy is a results-driven leader with a strong performance record,” said Hinshaw.  “He loves a good challenge and takes each and every project head-on with an open mind.  I am confident his expertise will prove valuable in the Virginia and North Carolina areas.”

Carpenter resides in New Bern, North Carolina with his wife, Ashley and his two daughters, Kristin and Tayleigh. 

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 8,238 franchised and Company-owned stores in the United States and more than 50 countries. The Domino’s Pizza® brand, named a Megabrand by Advertising Age magazine, had global retail sales of nearly $5.0 billion in 2005, comprised of $3.3 billion domestically and $1.7 billion internationally.  During the third quarter of 2006, the Domino’s Pizza® brand had global retail sales of approximately $1.2 billion, comprised of more than $700 million domestically and more than $400 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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