Tag: execs

Chains

Yum China’s Female-Led Executive Ranks

5 months ago

Restaurant chains in the U.S. and other markets should take note of Yum China's promotion process.

Chains

Panera’s Ex-Owner in Legal Tussle Over Talent With New Owners

6 months ago

Shaich is clearly gearing up for his next act and he's getting the band back together.

Chains

Restaurant Brands International CEO Is Out in Executive Shakeup

7 months ago

RBI's brands (Burger King, Tim Hortons, and Popeyes) each have been reporting mediocre comparable store sales in recent quarters. This new leadership structure may provide the boost the company needs.

Tech

OpenTable CEO Is Out as Kayak Team Takes Lead

10 months ago

The complete consolidation of Kayak and OpenTable's teams means OpenTable — Booking Holdings' only restaurant business — won't have a dedicated leader. It's disappointing to lose one of the few female CEOs in the restaurant tech space, especially the one who's arguably the most visible.

Tech

Square’s CFO Is Leaving the Upstart Payments Company

10 months ago

Square is the go-to provider for ambitious, young restaurants and cafes. They're certainly looking for more stability from a provider than a part-time CEO, and that's what they have now that Friar has left.

Chains

Jack in the Box Franchisees Want a New CEO

10 months ago

We're really not sure what Jack in the Box sells these days, and that should worry franchisees.

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TGI Fridays Turns to Ruby Tuesday for New CEO

11 months ago

The jokes write themselves as executives shuffle between chains that are nearly indistinguishable from one another. But we'll state the obvious anyway: Fridays are better than Tuesdays.

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Starbucks Has More Top Executives Than Any of Its Rivals

11 months ago

It is challenging to innovate at top-heavy organizations, and you don't get much more top heavy than Starbucks, it seems.

Chains

Papa John Tells Papa John’s Employees Only He Can Save Papa John’s

12 months ago

This man's ego is going to destroy the company he built.

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Papa John’s Comeback Plan Depends on Getting Rid of John

1 year ago

Papa John's was already having sales troubles earlier this year, before the fallout with the company's founder. Now, however, the situation is exponentially worse: the company is expecting an unspecified number of store closures and potentially double-digit sales declines by the end of the year.

Chains

Papa John’s Adds a Poison Pill to Its Corporate Menu

1 year ago

Some founders cannot see beyond their own egos for what's best for the company they helped build. And for a founder who has insisted for years that he be the public face of the company — no matter how badly the marketing performed — the size of that ego could be an insurmountable challenge.

People

DoorDash Poaches New CFO From Uber

1 year ago

DoorDash CEO Tony Xu scooped up Uber's global head of finance in part because of his experience helping prepare Uber for its incoming IPO. Watch out, Grubhub.