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HIs passing comes two weeks after stepping up treatment for pancreatic cancer.
The chain-restaurant pioneer was 106.
Richard Bundy is the latest addition to the chain’s C-suite.
Thomas Negrel was previously VP of finance for Specialty’s Cafe and Bakery, which was purchased by C3 late last year.
The former NPC International executive will take over operations later this month.
Demery previously worked with Blaze CEO Mandy Shaw at Bloomin’ Brands.
Former Rave Restaurant Group CEO Scott Crane is suing the operator for breach of contract and more, saying he was promised hundreds of thousands of shares of stock he never received.
He was succeeded on an interim basis by John Garilli, a liquidation specialist and real estate dealmaker.
The executive had been chief transformation and people officer and had already been acting as operations chief.
The decision will enable the company to continue its efforts to recover severance payments to its former CEO following his 2019 dismissal.
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