Best Western Hotels and Resorts, a chain of 13 hotel brands in 100 countries, announced today that its board of directors has elected hotel owner-operator Anthony Klok to be the company’s chairman of the board for 2019.
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Yum Brands, Inc. [NYSE:YUM) announced on Monday that its board of directors has appointed Brian C. Cornell to replace Robert D. Walter, 72, as its non-executive chairman. Cornell is the chairman and chief executive officer of Target Corporation [NYSE:TGT].
The Jack in the Box franchisee association has publicly come out to ask the board of directors of Jack in the Box Inc. to dismiss CEO Leonard A. Comma and to bring on a CMO.
Casual dining franchisor TGI Fridays announced on Tuesday that it has hired Ruby Tuesday’s CEO, Ray Blanchette, as its CEO. Former CEO Aslam Khan, who joined the firm as CEO in April of 2017, was promoted to vice chairman of the board — on Tuesday.
Yum Brands Inc. [NYSE: YUM] announced today that Tony Lowings will be promoted to be chief executive officer of its KFC Division on January 1, 2019.
Inspire Brands, part of private equity firm Roark Capital Holdings, announced Monday that it has appointed Lyle Tick as president of sports bar chain Buffalo Wild Wings.
Restaurant Brands International Inc. [NYSE:QSR], the holding company to franchisors Burger King, Tim Hortons and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, reported election results for its board of directors by its shareholders at its annual shareholders meeting held on June 7.
B. Good, a small chain of nearly 70 burger restaurants in four countries, announced the appointment of Chris Fuqua as its new chief executive officer, replacing the brand’s co-founder Anthony Ackil.
Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. [NASDAQ:RUTH], a chain of 150 company-owned and franchised upscale restaurants that do business as Ruth’s Chris Steak House, announced yesterday that chief operating officer Cheryl Henry has begun the role of president and CEO of the company.
On Wednesday San Diego-based Qdoba Mexican Eats publicly named Keith Guilbault as its newest chief executive officer and Susan Daggett as its chief financial officer.