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Category: Restaurant Leadership

Bojangles' chief restaurant support officer is Ken Koziol
Yum Brands promotes David Gibbs to COO

Yum promotes Gibbs to president and chief operating officer

Instrumental in refranchising, David Gibbs gets expanded role Yum Brands has promoted David Gibbs to president and chief operating officer. Gibbs will now be responsible for the operational leadership and oversight of the Global KFC Division, and […]

Inspire Brands Closes on Sonic Acquisition

Inspire Brands finalizes deal to acquire Sonic, adds $12B QSR chain to Roark Capital portolio

Sonic is now part of the Roark Capital portfolio of restaurant companies with Inspire Brands finalizing its acquisition of the $2.3B deal for the quick-service drive-in chain. Inspire Brands is led by Paul Brown and Sonic will be led by Claudia San Pedro, serving as Sonic president, announced post-acquisition agreement. Cliff Hudson will be a senior advisor to Sonic until next March for transition purchases.