Bojangles’ has appointed restaurant industry veteran Reese Stewart as its new chief financial officer.
Stewart, an accomplished financial executive, joins the company after 15 years at CKE Restaurants, the parent company of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s brands.
In his new role he will help lead the company’s efforts to drive value through strategic focus, team development, and operational and financial excellence, and will report directly to Jose Armario, Bojangles’ CEO.
Amario said: “We are very excited that Reese has joined our Bojangles’ family.
“Reese is a standout in the world of corporate finance, and his experience in the QSR industry is difficult to match. He has a well-documented history of bringing financial teams together to maximize resources and drive the business forward.
“We have big plans for the future of our brand and a strong, experienced financial leader is key to our success.”
Stewart added: “There is something very special about the Bojangles’ brand, so much so that we are moving cross country to be a part of what’s happening here.
“Bojangles’ is a beloved and iconic brand with an amazing history unlike any other QSR business. My family and I are excited to become part of the Charlotte community, and I am eager to get to work supporting our restaurants and franchise partners.”