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Brinker International CFO Joe Taylor to Retire; New CFO and CIO Named Amid Executive Leadership Transition

by | Mar 8, 2024

Brinker International Inc., a Dallas-based restaurant company, has announced changes to its executive leadership team.

The updates include the retirement of Joe Taylor as EVP and chief financial officer, the appointment of Mika Ware as SVP and chief financial officer, effective June 27, and the appointment of Chris Caldwell as SVP and chief information officer....

Dallas-Based Korean Fried Chicken Brand Bonchon Names New CEO, Plans 2024 Expansion
by | Jan 19, 2024

Suzie Tsai has been named the U.S. chief executive officer of Bonchon, a franchiser of distinctive Korean fried chicken that plans to bring its restaurants to new markets this year, including southern Florida, Little Rock, Arkansas, Tucson, Arizona, and Ann Arbor, Michigan....

Brinker International Appoints New President of Maggiano’s Little Italy
by | Dec 1, 2023
As president of Maggiano's Little Italy and SVP of Brinker International, Dominique Bertolone will lead and grow the Maggiano's brand and serve as a member of Brinker's executive leadership team.
Chili’s Grill & Bar Targets Enhanced CRM Program with VP of Marketing, Agency Additions
by | Sep 15, 2023

Dallas-based restaurant company Brinker International has added industry veteran Steve Kelly as vice president of marketing and award-winning business agency GALE to assist with its CRM (customer relationship management) activities.

The company said that the two moves will allow Chili’s Grill & Bar to serve guests “in a more compelling way” as the brand revamps its digital presence....


Brinker International Taps Industry Vet as SVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer

by | Feb 15, 2023

James Butler has joined Dallas-based restaurant company Brinker International Inc.—parent company of Chili’s— as senior vice president and chief supply chain officer.

It’s a role in which he will oversee all supply chain functions, including procurement, food safety and quality assurance, distribution and logistics, brand program management and supply chain systems for Brinker’s corporate-owned restaurants....

Brinker International Adds New Vice President of Marketing to Leadership Group
by | Jan 20, 2023

Jesse Johnson has joined Dallas-based restaurant company Brinker International Inc. as vice president of marketing, a newly created role at the company.

Johnson will develop and execute marketing strategies for Chili’s Grill & Bar and bring the brand to life across multiple touchpoints, including advertising, media, PR, and the guest experience, the company said....

DI People: Globe Life, Keurig Dr Pepper, ORCA AG, and More Make Leadership Moves
by | Oct 28, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from National HME, Brinker International, Robin Autopilot, GlassView, TPG, Weitzman, and others.
Women’s Foodservice Forum to Honor 3 ‘Industry Titans’ With North Texas Ties
by | Dec 17, 2018
Joseph DePinto, Wyman Roberts, and Greg Creed are among 35 foodservice industry leaders who will be recognized by the Dallas-based WFF.

3 Things We’re Reading: Chili’s Delivery, Fair Park Research

by | Jun 6, 2016
We've scoured the Internet looking for interesting articles about innovation, creativity and the unusual. Here's what we found today.