ONTARIO, CA -- The Foland Group announced its engagement of Cory Haynes as a consultant. Haynes has more than 30 years of experience, having served as president and chief operating officer of Sega Entertainment and vice-president of amusement and midway operations for Dave and Buster's Inc.
Haynes will partner with Foland Group in consulting with its existing clients and helping to expand the family entertainment center market, the company explained.
According to chief executive Dennis Foland, Haynes's extensive experience in the amusement industry "will bring an additional facet to our business and gives us a new avenue to expand our current business model."
Haynes, who now heads Restaurant 180 LLC, noted that Foland is a major player in the amusement industry, which is experiencing "unprecedented challenges in today's economic climate. I aim to bring my experience in the amusement, food and beverage industry to the Foland Group and support their continued future growth," he said.
The Foland Group incorporates four merchandising divisions: Sureshot Redemption, Charm Co., Dennis Foland Inc. and Prize Proz. It offers a wide variety of merchandise including souvenirs, novelties, redemption toys, merchandiser kits, party supplies, high-end items, glow products, candy and more. It also specializes in custom-logo merchandise and custom merchandise programs. Restaurant 180 is a consultancy that primarily serves hospitality clients.