December 19, 2014 8:07 AM ET

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Company Overview of Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc.

Company Overview

Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises quick-service restaurants in the United States, Canada, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar. Its menu includes chicken, chopped salads, sides, beverages, breakfast, and shakes and desserts. The company was founded in 1964 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. is a former subsidiary of Triarc Restaurant Holdings, LLC.

1155 Perimeter Center West

12th Floor

Atlanta, GA 30338

United States

Founded in 1964

Phone:

678-514-4100

Fax:

678-514-5346

Key Executives for Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 47
President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 58
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Marketing Officer and Brand President
Senior Vice President of Franchise Services
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. Key Developments

Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. Announces Promotion of Melissa Strait as Chief People Officer

Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. announced that it was promoting Melissa Strait, SVP, Human Resources and Leadership Development, to Chief People Officer, a newly created position reporting to Paul Brown, Chief Executive Officer. In the new role Strait will be responsible for leading the strategy, development and execution of key organizational effectiveness and talent management programs across the company. Strait has been with the company’s since 1984, when she started as a team member working in a company in her home state of Michigan. Strait will assume the role of Chief People Officer, effective immediately.

Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. Announces Development Deals with New and Existing Franchisees

Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. announced development agreements with new and existing franchisees. The company entered into development agreement with its franchisee United States Beef Corporation to open 38 new Arby's restaurants in the Colorado market over the next seven years. Also signing development agreements were Love's Country Stores, Inc. and the Army and Air Force Exchange Service.

Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. Announces Management Changes

Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. has announced the appointment of Rob Lynch as its brand president and chief marketing officer, or CMO. Lynch comes to Arby's with a long track record of building brands and delivering business results at companies like Procter & Gamble, The HJ Heinz Company and most recently at Yum! Brands, where he served as the vice president of brand marketing at Taco Bell. Lynch's start date will be September 30, 2013. As Arby's Brand President and CMO, Lynch will lead all R&D, product innovation, brand marketing and positioning, advertising and media for the Arby's brand. He will also focus on building collaborative relationships with franchisees, team members and other key stakeholders to continue the revitalization of Arby's iconic brand and deliver top and bottom line growth. Additionally, Arby's announced that George Condos has been promoted to ARG President and COO. Condos will continue to have global responsibility for ARG company restaurant operations, franchisee operations support, development and franchising. Finally, Hala Moddelmog will be leaving the Arby's family to pursue new leadership opportunities. Moddelmog will remain with the company for a brief consulting period in order to facilitate a smooth transition. After that, Moddelmog will continue to be actively involved in the business and charitable communities, including working tirelessly on the issues most important to her through public and private board service.

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