With James O'Reilly taking the helm, Perkins and Huddle House are updating their stories
The new CEO says sharpening the brand positions of the venerable family-dining chains is a top priority.
Smokey Bones' James O'Reilly named CEO of Huddle House and Perkins parent
The former Long John Silver's CEO will be responsible for growing the two family-dining chains while scouting for acquisitions.
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