CKE names Eric Wyatt senior vice president of Hardee’s Operations

Wyatt will oversee operations for more than 1,750 units

CKE Restaurants named Eric Wyatt SVP of Hardee’s Operations. Wyatt comes from Boston Market and Corner Bakery. Working for those sister brands, he reorganized the field support teams. In addition, he successfully managed labor challenges as the pandemic began and impacted operations.

“Eric is a successful operating executive with experience in both franchisor and franchisee led companies,” said Chief Operating Officer John Dunion. “He is known as a skilled operator with in-depth knowledge of operating procedures, systems, practices and performance. Best of all, he has strong people and communication skills, something that is vital to our organization.”

As SVP of Hardee’s Operations, Wyatt will head up domestic operations for more than 1,750 corporate-owned and franchise restaurant locations.

“I’m incredibly excited to join the Hardee’s brand. Hardee’s is a world-class franchise organization, plus they have superb company operated restaurants,” said Wyatt. “Hardee’s iconic brand has a longstanding tradition of quality food served by people who truly care about their guests. I look forward to being part of a great future.”

Prior to his work at Boston Market and Corner Bakery, Wyatt held various positions of increasing responsibility. He served in leadership positions at Starbucks and American Bread Company. Furthermore, Wyatt was a Panera Bread franchisee.

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Previously, he advised and supported executives in North America and South America. Wyatt also draws from responsibilities in EMEA and Asia Pacific. As a global leader, he is energized about his new position.

Wyatt earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in speech communications from Pennsylvania’s East Stroudsburg.

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“I’m incredibly excited to join the Hardee’s brand. Hardee’s is a world-class franchise organization, plus they have superb company operated restaurants,” said Wyatt. “Hardee’s iconic brand has a longstanding tradition of quality food served by people who truly care about their guests. I look forward to being part of a great future.”

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