Carl's Jr.

Leadership

The owner of Hardee's and Carl's Jr. adds a pair of new executives

CKE Restaurant Holdings named former Cracker Barrel executive Jennifer Tate CMO, while it named ex-Yum Brands executive Mike Lenihan CFO.

Leadership

Max Wetzel named CEO of Carl's Jr., Hardee's parent

The former Papa Johns operations chief will take over as CEO of CKE Restaurants for Ned Lyerly.

The company and its franchisees are planning to spend $500 million to reimage the brands’ restaurants in a “long overdue” program.

CKE Restaurants is combining its operations and supply chain management under the 25-year veteran amid other management changes.

Beyond Fried Chicken is on menus starting Monday.

Restaurants are featuring branded products in breakfast sandwiches, burgers and more.

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CKE Restaurants also named 72andSunny its creative agency of record.

A roundup of items that are in the works or launching in chains.

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