Buffalo Wild Wings appoints Alexander Ware as CFO
Prior to joining Buffalo Wild Wings, Mr. Ware served as executive chairman of MStar Holding Corp. From 2010 to 2015, Mr. Ware served as executive vice president of strategic development and senior advisor for the Pohlad Companies.
From 2005 until its sale in 2010, he served as EVP and chief financial officer of PepsiAmericas, a public anchor bottler, operating in 20 U.S. states and 16 countries in Central and Eastern Europe and the Caribbean.
Previously, he served PepsiAmericas as senior vice president, worldwide planning and corporate development.
He began his Pepsi career in 1994 and held several progressive roles with PepsiCo, including strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, and field finance operations.
Prior to PepsiCo, Mr. Ware was a management consultant with Booz, Allen and Hamilton. He began his career in banking with Manufacturers Hanover Trust (now JP Morgan Chase).
He holds an MBA from the Darden School of Business at University of Virginia and a BA in Economics from Hampden-Sydney College.
Mr. Ware serves on the Board of Directors of MStar Holding Corp., Barfresh Food Group and is a member of the Advisory Council of Stone Arch Capital, LLC. ■