Before joining Princeton, Chris Tanco was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at 7-Eleven, the world’s largest franchise brand. As Chief Operating Officer, Chris led all aspects for 7-Eleven’s 13,000 domestic stores including field operations and support, franchise development, acquisition integration, store evolution, digital, facilities, maintenance, construction, and the company’s Canadian business unit. Before being promoted to Chief Operating Officer, Chris led 7-Eleven’s international business which oversaw the company’s 35,000 licensed, company owned, franchised, and joint venture stores across 20 countries.
Prior to 7-Eleven, Chris spent 17 years at Yum! Brands, having served in various leadership roles across operations (domestically and internationally), franchise, and general management. Earlier in his career, Chris was a successful entrepreneur in the Philippines.