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Company Overview of FOCUS Brands Inc.

Company Overview

FOCUS Brands Inc. franchises and operates ice cream shoppes, bakeries, restaurants, and cafes in the United States and internationally. FOCUS Brands Inc. was formerly known as Carvel Holding Corporation and changed its name to FOCUS Brands Inc. in 2004. The company was founded in 1934 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

200 Glenridge Point Parkway

Suite 200

Atlanta, GA 30342

United States

Founded in 1934

Phone:

404-255-3250

Fax:

404-255-4978

Key Executives for FOCUS Brands Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 60
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 50
Chief executive Officer of Mcalister's Corporation
Age: 56
President of Moe's Southwest Grill
President of Schlotzsky's
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

FOCUS Brands Inc. Key Developments

FOCUS Brands Inc. Names Steve DeSutter as President and CEO

FOCUS Brands Inc. announced that Steve DeSutter will join the company as President and Chief Executive Officer on March 17, 2014. Prior to joining FOCUS, DeSutter was the President and CEO of Stripes, LLC. With over $4 billion in sales, Stripes operates approximately 620 convenience stores, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of publicly traded Susser Holdings.

FOCUS Brands Inc. Appoints Barry Moullet as Chief Supply Chain Officer

FOCUS Brands Inc. announced that Barry Moullet has been named Chief Supply Chain Officer. In this newly created role, Barry will oversee all supply chain, distribution, procurement, and logistics initiatives for the entire FOCUS Brands organization, which is in the process of aligning under a single supply chain umbrella. Prior to starting his private consultation practice, Barry served as the Chief Supply Chain Officer with Darden Restaurants and has held several other key leadership roles within the restaurant industry working with and for foodservice companies like Burger King, KFC Corporation and The Pillsbury Company.

Focus Mulls IPO

FOCUS Brands Inc. is planning for an initial public offering, according to people familiar with its thinking, amid strong investor interest in restaurants. Focus has been meeting with investment bankers to discuss an offering, these people said. It is still in the early stages of considering timing and pricing for a possible IPO, they said. FOCUS Brands Inc. is currently owned by Roark Capital Partners. Neither Focus Brands nor Roark representatives could be immediately reached for comment.

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