Scott Oelkers has been the President & CEO of Domino’s Pizza Japan since February, 2010. The rapid growth achieved in Japan in the first three years of his tenure led to the DPE acquisition. Scott previously served as a member of the board of directors from 2002-2006.
Scott was formerly the President & CEO of PizzaVest Ltd. from 1992-2006. During his tenure as CEO, the company grew from 6 to 140 stores in Taiwan, and opened stores in Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and China. He remains a member of the board of directors.
Scott previously served as Vice President / Pacific Rim for Domino’s Pizza International. He also served as Director of International Purchasing and Development, Domino’s Pizza Distribution International. In total, he has been involved with Domino’s Pizza for over 28 years.
Scott is also the former COO of Yamagata Corporation; his focus was the operational, marketing and organizational aspects of its portfolio companies.
Scott earned a Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, with majors in both Economics and Chinese, from the University of Minnesota. He also holds a Master of International Management, The Thunderbird School of Global Management. Scott is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.