Pate comes to Newk's with 35 years of experience in the restaurant industry, serving more than 20 years with la Madeline, most recently as vice president of operations, where he oversaw la Madeline's largest franchise group.
Mr. Hackbardt is a restaurant industry veteran with over 27 years of experience and has led or advised numerous restaurant chains as a marketing executive and brand consultant across the quick-service, fast-casual, family dining, casual and polished-casual categories.
Ms. Page currently serves as the Co-Founder and President at SevenRooms, a data-driven operations, marketing and guest engagement platform that has successfully enabled restaurant and hospitality operators to deliver exceptional guest experiences, streamline operations and drive repeat visits with a fully integrated approach to relationship management.
Chef Scarborough brings more than 23 years of culinary and research and development experience to Bojangles, working for companies such as Archer Daniels Midland, Popeyes and Jack in the Box.
Prior to joining Rōti, Mr. Seamonds served as the CEO of Snack Street and President of Dean and DeLuca, where he led the organization to a $140M buyout after making substantial improvements to the business.
In her new position as Vice President, Marketing Strategy, Dunkin' U.S., Nelson will lead a newly reorganized team responsible for brand marketing & planning as well as value and pricing strategies. She will report on an interim basis to Dunkin' Brands CEO Dave Hoffmann. Most recently, Nelson served as Director of Corporate Strategy and Chief of Staff to the CEO.
Prior to joining Boston Market, Wyatt served as Operations Partner/Vice President of Operations for Panera Bread, where he was responsible for all aspects of operations, including retail, marketing, recruiting, catering, facilities and bakery at more than 40 cafes in Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey.
Rini Ernawati has been promoted to Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific, Caner Gursoy has been promoted to Regional Vice President, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australia, and Ashish Asthana has joined the company as Vice President of International Marketing. All three vice presidents will report to John Varughese, Senior Vice President, International.
Four Corners Property Trust (NYSE:FCPT) announced that it has promoted James Brat to serve as FCPTs Chief Transaction Officer. Mr. Brat joined FCPT at its inception in November 2015 as General Counsel.
Boston's Pizza Restaurant & Sports Bar (Boston's) has named nine-year pizza industry veteran, Katie Borger, as the brand's Vice President of Marketing. As the Boston's gears up for momentous development and growth, Borger will play a vital role in driving the brand to the forefront of the casual dining space.