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Franchise Software Firm Naranga Hires Scott Mulloy as President

ATLANTA—Naranga, which provides IT management solutions for franchise, retail and hospitality operating systems, announced today that it has hired Scott Mulloy as president of the Georgia-based firm.

Chairman of Yum Brands David Novak to Retire

A KFC in China
Novak expanded Yum into China. Photo of a KFC in Beijing by ChinaSupertrends

LOUISVILLE, Ky—Yum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) announced Tuesday that its executive chairman David C. Novak, age 63, will retire in May, right after the firm's annual shareholder meeting.

Wendy’s CEO to Retire

Passing the leadership baton
Passing the baton; photo by TableAtny

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.

Famous Dave’s Makes Interim CEO Adam Wright Permanent as Sales Slip

Famous Dave'sMINNEAPOLIS – 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 CEO Brolick to Resign, Succeeded by CFO

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.

Jamba Juice CEO White to Leave

James D. White. Photo:Jamba

EMERYVILLE, Calif.—Juice store franchisor Jamba Inc. (NASDAQ:JMBA) announced Thursday that 54-year-old James D. White, who is the company's chairman, CEO and president, will be leaving the company.

IFA Appoints Cresanti CEO & President

Robert Cresanti. Photo: IFA website

WASHINGTON—The International Franchise Association announced today that it has promoted Robert Cresanti to be its president and CEO.

Subway co-founder passes away

Subway woes continue. Franchisees in mourning as Fred passes away. Several events cancelled. Sept 15 2015, tuesday

McDonald's Board Elects Lloyd Dean and John Mulligan as Directors

OAK BROOK, Il.—McDonald's Corporation announced today that its board of directors has elected Lloyd Dean and John Mulligan to be directors of the board as of yesterday.