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In the news release, Dunkin' Brands Appoints Two New Vice Presidents To Support Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins Franchisees, issued 04-Apr-2014 by Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first sentence, second paragraph should read, "reporting directly to Weldon Spangler, Vice President of Operations for Dunkin' Donuts U.S. and Canada." rather than, "reporting directly to Paul Twohig, President, Dunkin' Donuts U.S. and Canada, and Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Europe and Latin America." as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows:

Dunkin' Brands Appoints Two New Vice Presidents To Support Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins Franchisees

CANTON, Mass., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, today announced  two executive promotions: Lou Beccarelli, Regional Vice President, Dunkin' Donuts, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC; and Rick Woods, Vice President, Baskin-Robbins Operations U.S. and Canada.

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Lou Beccarelli, Regional Vice President, Dunkin' Donuts, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC, will be responsible for providing support to Dunkin' Donuts franchisees and field teams throughout the region, reporting directly to Weldon Spangler, Vice President of Operations for Dunkin' Donuts U.S. and Canada.  Mr. Beccarelli has spent 23 years with Dunkin' Brands and has served in a variety of roles within Operations, Development and Operating Systems for both Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins. Most recently Lou served as Senior Director, Multi-Brand Operating Systems, overseeing the operations of all Dunkin' Donuts/Baskin-Robbins Combo locations in the U.S. In this position Lou played a pivotal role in improving sales, operations and the overall guest experience in more than 1,100 Dunkin' Donuts/Baskin-Robbins Combo restaurants. In 2013, Lou also had responsibility for overseeing Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins restaurants in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.

Rick Woods,Vice President, Baskin-Robbins Operations U.S. & Canada, will lead the U.S. and Canada Baskin-Robbins Field Operations team and directly supervise the regional Operations Directors.  Mr. Woods will also assume responsibility for Business Development, reporting directly to Bill Mitchell, President, Baskin-Robbins U.S. and Canada, and Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins China, Japan and Korea.  Prior to this new role, Mr. Woods served two different roles at Dunkin' Brands as Senior Director of Operations for Baskin-Robbins and as Operations Director for Dunkin' Donuts.  Prior to joining Dunkin' Brands, he held senior operations positions at Mapco Express and Papa John's.

"On behalf of Dunkin' Brands, I congratulate Lou Beccarelli and Rick Woods on their well-deserved new roles and responsibilities," said Nigel Travis, Dunkin' Brands Chairman and CEO. "Dunkin' Brands is committed to operational excellence and supporting the growth and profitability of our franchisees around the world. Lou and Rick will help us continue to serve the needs of the business, focus on our strategic initiatives, and drive strong results across the brand."

About Dunkin' Brands

With more than 18,000 points of distribution in nearly 60 countries worldwide, Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) is one of the world's leading franchisors of quick service restaurants (QSR) serving hot and cold coffee and baked goods, as well as hard-serve ice cream. At the end of fiscal 2013, Dunkin' Brands' nearly 100 percent franchised business model included nearly 11,000 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants and 7,300 Baskin-Robbins restaurants. Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. is headquartered in Canton, Mass.

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