COLUMBUS Ohio Jane Grote Abell, chief operating officer of Donatos Pizza and a key figure in her family's repurchase of the regional chain from McDonald’s Corp. in 2003, has assumed the additional role of president from her father, Jim Grote. Grote, who founded Donatos in 1963, will continue as chief executive and chairman. The pizza chain owns 135 stores and is the franchisor of another 40.Abell, who has worked for the family-run company since she was 11, has held several leadership ...

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