Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry


KFC names new chief marketing officer

KFC has hired a new CMO after promoting the former holder of that role earlier this year.


Subway announces new chief business development officer

Newly appointed Trevor Haynes has spent the past three years as Subway’s vice president of operations.

Dan Cathy provided a number of surprises during a keynote presentation at the Global Restaurant Leadership Conference. Here's a sampling.

Longtime leader Jonathan Segal will focus on contract development.

Alshaya was among the recipients of the 2017 Global Restaurant Leadership Awards of Distinction.

Jim Lebs is the latest addition to the fast casual’s executive team.

The celebrated New Orleans chef and restaurateur was accused in a newspaper article of fostering a culture where sexual harassment was commonplace.

The family-dining concept has promoted one executive and added another.

Sabato Sagaria was formerly chief restaurant officer for Union Square Hospitality Group. He'll now head Barteca's 15-unit taco and tequila concept.

Newcomer, Charles “Chuck” Locke is now president of Taco Cabana and Fiesta Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Danny Meisenheimer has assumed the aditional role of Pollo Tropical president.