November 25, 2014 6:49 PM ET

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Company Overview of CKE Restaurants, Inc.

Company Overview

CKE Restaurants, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and franchises quick-service restaurants under the Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s, Green Burrito, and Red Burrito names in the United States and internationally. It has a total of 3,318 franchised or company-operated restaurants in 42 states and 28 internationally, including 1,369 Carl’s Jr. restaurants and 1,944 Hardee’s restaurants. The company was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Carpinteria, California. CKE Restaurants, Inc. is a subsidiary of CKE Inc.

6307 Carpinteria Avenue

Suite A

Carpinteria, CA 93013

United States

Founded in 1941

20,200 Employees





Key Executives for CKE Restaurants, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 63
Age: 62
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 50
President of International Division
Executive Vice President of Operations for Hardee's Company
Age: 61
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

CKE Restaurants, Inc. Key Developments

CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. Promotes Ned Lyerly to International Division President

CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. announced the promotion of Ned Lyerly to president of its international division. Over his 30-year career with the company, Lyerly has been a strong, stable advocate for CKE franchisees and for franchise growth in domestic and international markets. Prior to his current role, Lyerly was CKE's executive vice president of international.

CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. Announces Opening of 600th International Restaurant

CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. has reached a significant milestone with the opening of its 600(th) international restaurant location. Opened on June 23 by franchisee The Caspian International Restaurants Company, a division of Kuwait Food Company, the opening of the Astana, Kazakhstan-based Hardee's demonstrates the brand's continued momentum and popularity worldwide. Aggressive global expansion goals include 1,000 international Carl's Jr. and Hardee's locations by 2017.

CKE Restaurants, Inc. Inks Security and Compliance Service Agreement with Controlscan

CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. has signed an agreement with ControlScan to directly deliver independent, qualified payment security and PCI DSS compliance services to select stores within the company's franchise system. ControlScan is recognized for its high-touch approach to helping small and mid-sized business owners and franchisees understand, navigate and complete their obligations of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). As part of its newly signed agreement with ControlScan, CKE will fund individual franchisee delivery of the ControlScan PCI 1-2-3 program.

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