Ron Garriques, the CEO of troubled RadioShack has called it quits after just nine months on the job. The firm's chief financial officer Gordon Briscoe has been named interim CEO as its board of directors searches for a permanent one.
EMERYVILLE, Calif.— Jamba Juice (NASDAQ:JMBA) announced this morning that it has named David A. Pace as the company's new chief executive officer. He will begin on March 14. Jamba has also appointed existing director Richard L. Federico to chairman of the board. He will remain an independent director on the board.
On January 5 the private equity holding company of Gold's Gym International let franchisees and employees know that their president and executive vice president of operations are no longer with the firm. Gold Gym's chairman has been appointed CEO
CARROLLTON, Texas— Casual dining chain TGI Fridays announced Tuesday that Mr. Robert Palleschi has been appointed as the firm's president and chief executive officer, effective February 8. The firm used global executive firm Egon Zehnder. Palleschi replaces Nick Shepherd, who stepped down in October 2015.
DUBLIN, Ohio—The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) announced that its president and chief executive officer Emil Brolick, age 67, will retire from management duties in May 2016. In accordance with the company's succession plan, Brolick will be succeeded by current chief financial officer Todd Penegor, age 50.
MINNEAPOLIS – Amidst tremendous business challenges and turmoil, Famous Dave's of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:DAVE) announced on Monday that its interim CEO Adam Wright is now its permanent chief executive officer.
Wendy's new CEO Todd Penegor. Photo:Wendy's webpage
DUBLIN—This morning Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) announced that its 67-year old chief executive officer and president Emil Brolick will officially retire in May 2016, a few months shy of his fifth-year anniversary as CEO.