Baxter Brings Successful Track Record of Brand Leadership and Strategic Planning

West Palm Beach, FL (June 25, 2012) – United Franchise Group (UFG), the global leader for entrepreneurs, announced today the hire and appointment of David M. Baxter as Chief Operations Officer. In this new position, Baxter will be responsible for establishing and executing strategic planning for the brand as well as developing systems to ensure world-class operational infrastructure.

Prior to joining UFG, Baxter brings with him more than 30 years of experience in operations, sales and acquisitions, from start-up companies to multi-million dollar enterprises. He is also a former business owner with proven successes in creating opportunities for revenue and corporate growth.

“After an extensive national search for a strategic and business-minded candidate that would match our corporate goals and culture, we are thrilled to announce the addition of David M. Baxter to the United Franchise Group team,” said Ray Titus, chief executive officer of United Franchise Group. “David has extensive management experience, which will be an excellent complement to our strong brand leadership and overall growth of the brand.”

In addition to his role in strategic planning, Baxter will also be instrumental in coaching staff in achieving their goals and will serve as a thought partner with brand presidents and executives regarding business opportunities and acquisitions. UFG is made up of industry-leading franchise brands including SIGNARAMA, the world’s largest full-service sign business; EmbroidMe, the world’s largest embroidery franchise; TransWorld Business Advisors, a business brokerage and franchise development services firm; and SuperGreen Solutions, a premium one-stop shop for all energy efficient needs.

About the United Franchise Group (UFG)

United Franchise Group, the Global Leader for Entrepreneurs, is a $500-million franchising expert with 30 years of experience and 1,400 franchise locations in over 50 countries. Brands include SIGNARAMA, EmbroidMe, Super Green Solutions and Transworld Business Advisors. Information on franchising opportunities is available at 800-286-8671 (U.S.) or 001-561-640-5570 (international).