Logan's taps Hazem Ouf as new chief

The turnaround specialist was most recently the CEO of O'Charley's and Ninety Nine's parent company.

Clay Dover named Velvet Taco president

The longtime chain marketer will be the first to hold the position, a reflection of the concept's growth plans.

The restaurant industry's second-largest chain reached into retailing for the next leader of its domestic operations and corporate COO.

Tabitha Burke is responsible for heightening executive leadership, implementing strategies effectively and maintaining day-to-day operations for the association.

Operators mitigate the risk of stale, inbred ideas by refusing to stay insular.

While being honored as Restaurant Leader of the Year, Shaich urged restaurateurs to fight short-sighted thinking and stay laser-focused on what their customers are seeking.

She will be succeeded as CMO by Cabela’s alumnus Lee Dolan.

Company units will be overseen by a 15-year veteran of the chain.

The magazine's Top 500 Chains report and its overall design earned the business media's equivalent of Pulitzer Prizes.

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