Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) announced that Sam Su, 58, has been promoted to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Yum! Brands China Division and maintains his position as Vice Chairman, Yum! Brands, Board of Directors. Su was previously President of Yum! China Division.
Burger King Corporation (NYSE:BKC) announced the appointment of Natalia Franco as executive vice president and global chief marketing officer, effective May 17, 2010. In this executive leadership position, Franco will be responsible for the companys global marketing function, overseeing product innovation, consumer insights and the development, implementation and communication of the BURGER KING® brands marketing and advertising strategies worldwide.
Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) announced the promotion of company President and Chief Operating Officer Jude Thompson to co-Chief Executive Officer, along with Founder and Chairman John Schnatter.
Spicy Pickle Franchising, Inc. (OTCBB: SPKL), operator of the fast casual restaurant chains Spicy Pickle in the United States and Bread Garden Urban Café in Canada, today announced the addition of a CEO to its management team.
Bruce Schroder and Richard Coats join Jamba Transformation
Steve Brake has been named Chief Financial Officer of Del Taco LLC, effectively immediately. Brake, who has been with Del Taco for seven years, had been Vice President, treasurer and controller.
NexCen Brands, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: NEXC) today announced the appointment of Tony Valles to the newly created position of Vice President of Non-Traditional Development for NexCen Franchise Management, Inc., the franchising subsidiary of NexCen Brands.
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant and Market, Inc. today announced Tim Busald has been appointed president and chief executive officer.
The National Restaurant Association today announced Joan Rector McGlockton has joined the Association as Vice President of Industry Affairs and Food Policy. In this position, she will lead the Association’s food regulatory policy and advocacy efforts. McGlockton has extensive experience working with food service and hospitality issues, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Sodexo, Inc.
Maggie DeCan Promoted to Senior Vice President of Store Operations