Lisa Ingram, who currently serves as president of the slider chain, will take up the CEO post in 2016.
The chief executive change, which was initially reported by the Columbus Dispatch, was confirmed by Restaurant Business via a White Castle spokesperson.
Lisa Ingram, the great-granddaughter of White Castle founder E.W. “Billy” Ingram, will be the fourth CEO in the family-run chain’s history. Her father, who has served as CEO for 35 years, will stay on as chairman of the board, according to the Columbus Dispatch.