Yash Muralidharan: Vice President of Information Technology
Yash Muralidharan is Vice President of Information Technology for Jenny Craig. Mr. Muralidharan oversees technology strategy and the delivery of software and infrastructure projects across diverse, state-of-the-art technologies as well as the company's mission-critical IT applications and services. In addition, he is responsible for cyber security operations, including administering cyber security tools and managing the 24/7 cyber security operations center.
Mr. Muralidharan joined Jenny Craig in 2008 and has spearheaded the delivery of high-value business technology initiatives. He has a reputation for building strong relationships with internal lines of business, and a thorough understanding of information technology and proven cost-optimization strategies. He was named Vice President in February 2017.
Prior to joining Jenny Craig, Mr. Muralidharan worked as a Software Consultant based out of the San Francisco Bay Area, where he was responsible for software implementation and architecture.
Mr. Muralidharan holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Telecommunication from Mumbai University.
Erin Parashkevov: Vice President of Human Resources
Erin Parashkevov is Vice President of Human Resources for Jenny Craig. Ms. Parashkevov oversees the development and delivery of HR strategies and services for Jenny Craig employees.
Ms. Parashkevov joined Jenny Craig in 2012 as Director of HR Operations. She has a strong track record of partnering with operations leadership to make data-driven people decisions and execute on business priorities. Ms. Parashkevov was named Vice President in April 2019.
Prior to joining Jenny Craig, Ms. Parashkevov led the HR Analytics function for Nestlé USA and held various process improvement and HR leadership roles at Aramark.
Ms. Parashkevov holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University and a Master of Science in Human Resource Management from the University of Southern California.
David Pastrana: Chief Executive Officer
David Pastrana is the Chief Executive Officer for Jenny Craig. He is a transformational business leader internationally known for his keen acumen in product development and merchandising, operational optimization and brand innovation. Mr. Pastrana brings more than 15 years of experience in president and C-Level roles, leading global multi-billion-dollar consumer retailers and top industry brands through enterprise and digital transformations to deliver business growth. Trilingual in English, Spanish and French, he has an exceptional record of developing talent and building high-performing teams across the globe.
Mr. Pastrana was most recently President of White House Black Market, where under his leadership, he successfully led the brand's repositioning and digital expansion, leading to double-digit sales growth. Prior to White House Black Market, he held leadership roles with such global brands as Zara parent Inditex, Topshop and Sears.
Mr. Pastrana holds an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and a Master of Business Administration, Retail & Consumer Goods from INSEAD, Fontainebeau, France.