Parent of Big Daddy’s Bar expands Zink’s influence within organization
The parent of Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar and Good Times Burgers and Frozen Custard has appointed Ryan M. Zink to its Board of Directors. The company, Good Times Restaurants, concurrently expanded the number of members from four to five.
Zink was previously Good Times’ chief financial officer and treasurer since 2017. He was later appointed acting chief executive of the company in 2019. Zink became president and permanent CEO last April.
Earlier in his career, Zink served in several roles with INVISTA, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., including holding the corporate finance director position. Prior to INVISTA, he held positions with F&H Acquisition Corp., parent company of Fox and Hound and Champps, serving as SVP of Finance and chief operating officer for Champps.
“As we continue to build on improving results, developing our brands and gaining an edge on consumer needs in a post pandemic environment, Ryan’s appointment ticks every box to bring these initiatives into reality,” said Geoff Bailey, chairman of the Board. “Ryan offers a consumer-focused perspective in addition to his operations and finance knowledge, and we believe his experience and wise guidance through the turbulent events of the COVID-19 pandemic is evident in the Company’s improved operating results, making our decision to appoint him an obvious one.”
Good Times Restaurants owns, operates, franchises and licenses 41 Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar restaurants and operates and franchises 32 Good Times Burgers and Frozen Custard locations.
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