Chuck E. Cheese's names Brinker veteran as safety manager
Chuck E. Cheese's has retained Tim Ferrell as its new national safety manager. Ferrell brings more than 15 years of risk management experience to Chuck E. Cheese's, including safety, claims and insurance.
"Ferrell brings a wealth of valuable industry insight to the company," said Catherine Olivieri, senior vice president, human resources and risk management at Chuck E. Cheese's. "His depth of experience, leadership acumen and track record of accomplishments are exactly what the company needs for future success. His experience and knowledge of the industry will support Chuck E. Cheese's goal of providing safe and wholesome memories for families through fun, food and play."
In his new role, Ferrell oversees safety and security for Chuck E. Cheese's, which includes 514 restaurants across the U.S. and Canada. He manages the company's incident prevention strategies and its impact through benchmarking and incident analysis. He identifies workplace safety trends and solutions to address opportunities for improvement. Ferrell also develops and manages the strategy for communicating safety-related practices, goals and objectives throughout all levels of the company. He monitors and addresses the company's compliance with relevant health and safety regulations and statutes, and identifies training and educational opportunities for safety-related issues.
Before joining Chuck E. Cheese's, Ferrell spent 12 years with Brinker International Inc. While there, he worked on all facets of risk management with a focus on safety. Previously, he worked with State Farm Insurance as a senior claims representative, and he began his career in the medical field. Ferrell has an Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and is an active member of the Dallas-Fort Worth Risk & Insurance Managers Society (RIMS).
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