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The Egg & I Restaurants Mourns the Passing of Bill Baumhauer, CEO & Chairman of the Board

The Egg & I Restaurants Mourns the Passing of Bill Baumhauer, CEO & Chairman of the Board

Centennial, Colo.-based The Egg & I Restaurants announced today that Bill Baumhauer, the company’s chief executive officer and chairman of the board, died last week at his home in Knoxville, Tenn. Mr. Baumhauer was 66 years old. “It is with great sadness I announce that Bill Baumhauer, our chairman and […]

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Taco Bell Announces Brian Niccol as New CEO Effective January 1, 2015

Taco Bell Corp., a division of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), announced today that Brian Niccol will be promoted to chief executive officer on January 1, 2015. Niccol, 40, who currently serves as president, Taco Bell U.S., will become the brand’s next CEO as current Taco Bell CEO Greg Creed will […]

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Greg Lippert Named Quaker Steak & Lube Chief Executive Officer

Award-Winning Franchise Adds Former Mazzio’s LLC CEO to Leadership Team Lippert is a 30-year industry veteran, and since 2005 was chief executive officer of Mazzio’s LLC, where he directed Mazzio’s, Zio’s Italian Kitchen Brands and recently introduced the Oliveto Italian Bistro to the portfolio of restaurants. He has extensive experience […]

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Phil Friedman Takes the Reins at Salsarita’s

Franchising Legend Steps into Active Role to Launch Big Plans for Salsarita’s Growth “This was the right time for me to take a more active role,” said Friedman. “Salsarita’s is still a small business, which puts us in an excellent position to refine our strengths and jettison our weaknesses. After […]

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Bojangles’ Names Clifton Rutledge CEO, Randy Kibler Now Chairman

Bojangles’ Restaurants Inc. today announced the company’s board of directors has appointed Clifton Rutledge as Chief Executive Officer effective January 24. Rutledge joins Bojangles’ from Texas-based hamburger chain Whataburger, succeeding current CEO Randy Kibler, who announced his plans to retire from this role in September, but will remain active as […]

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Smallcakes Ends Successful Year with Announcements of Expansion and CEO Appointment

When Jeff Martin and his wife, Brandy, founded Smallcakes: A Cupcakery in Kansas City in 2009, little did they imagine that their family-owned cupcake shop would grow to a budding international network of franchises. Specializing in rich, decadent cupcakes baked fresh daily, Smallcakes has become a popular household name for […]

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Bojangles’ President and CEO Randy Kibler To Retire

Bojangles’ Restaurants Inc. today announced that Randy Kibler plans to retire from his role as president and chief executive officer once a successor is identified, but will remain an active member of the company’s board of directors thereafter.  No other executive changes are anticipated. Kibler, 59, will remain in his […]

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Rosa Mexicano Names Tom Dillon As President & CEO

Rosa Mexicano announced today that Tom Dillon has been named the President and Chief Executive Officer of the premium Mexican restaurant group.  Starting in his new role at Rosa Mexicano as of August 19, Dillon will oversee the strategic development as well as domestic and international expansion of the brand.  Most […]

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Papa John’s Announces Senior Management Promotion

Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the promotion of Tony Thompson to President and Chief Operating Officer, continuing to report to Papa John’s Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, John Schnatter. Thompson most recently served as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and President, PJ Food Service. “Tony […]

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