VantagePoint Foodservice Advisory Board Member Tarun Malik Appointed President of Johnson & Wales University Charlotte - VantagePoint

VantagePoint Foodservice Advisory Board Member Tarun Malik Appointed President of Johnson & Wales University Charlotte


Contact: Amy Clarke Burns

Greenville, S.C. – June 26, 2017 – Tarun Malik, a member of VantagePoint Marketing’s foodservice advisory board, was recently appointed Johnson & Wales University Charlotte campus president.

As campus president, Malik provides vision and leadership to ensure the university’s mission is carried out and enhanced at the campus level and participates in university-wide governance and strategic planning. He is responsible for overseeing academic initiatives for the campus’ 1,800 students across 12 undergraduate programs and for fostering continuous program innovation and teaching excellence.

“I’m dedicated to providing the absolute best education for all our students and helping them realize their best potential,” Malik said. “Developing and supporting excellent, challenging programs will equip our students for their futures and reinforce Johnson & Wales’ reputation as the leader in culinary and hospitality education.”

Malik has been with Johnson & Wales for 27 years, most recently serving as vice president and dean of academic affairs.

As a member of VantagePoint’s Foodservice Advisory Board, Malik offers VantagePoint associates and clients insight into the foodservice industry and is an expert consultant on issues of culinary education, kitchen operations and efficiency, and related matters.

“We count ourselves very fortunate to have Tarun’s expertise on our foodservice advisory board. His knowledge and expertise keep both Johnson & Wales and VantagePoint on the cutting edge of the 21st-century foodservice industry,” said Craig O’Neal, VantagePoint co-founder.

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About VantagePoint Marketing

VantagePoint Marketing is a nationally recognized business-to-business marketing agency with a primary focus on foodservice clients. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, it is ranked nationally as one of Chief Marketer’s 2017 B2B Top Shops, is a nine-time winner of the Business Marketing Association of the Carolinas’ Agency of the Year award and has been named one of the small/midsized Best Places to Work in South Carolina for five consecutive years. Founded in 1993, VantagePoint takes an integrated approach in offering its clients expertise in marketing, advertising, branding, digital and public relations. For more information, visit

About Johnson & Wales University

Originally founded as a business school in 1914, Johnson & Wales University comprises four campuses — in Providence, Rhode Island; North Miami, Florida; Denver and Charlotte — and offers degrees in a variety of programs, including business, engineering and design, health and wellness, hospitality management, and culinary arts. It is one of the world’s largest and top-ranked culinary and hospitality educators. For more information, visit