Huddle House has appointed Tim Linderman to the role of chief development officer as the family dining chain continues its efforts towards further growth and evolution.
Linderman, a 17-year veteran of the industry, will be responsible for the oversight and direction of all of the brand’s franchise development efforts.
This includes franchise sales, real estate and franchise marketing, while he will also play a key role in providing guidance on corporate strategic direction, policies and the brand’s steady forward momentum.
Michael Abt, CEO of Huddle House, said of the appointment: “Tim is a seasoned leader and an exceptional fit for Huddle House’s Executive Leadership team.
“He joins us with an expansive amount of experience in the franchise industry that will be instrumental in rapidly amplifying our development efforts.”
Prior to joining Huddle House, Linderman served in various development roles for Marble Slab Creamery, Arby’s, Primrose School and most recently Global Franchise Group, LLC, where he oversaw franchise sales for Great American Cookies, Marble Slab Creamery, Pretzelmaker, MaggieMoo’s, and Hot Dog on a Stick.
Huddle House said that his proven track record of growing brands through franchising will be influential in accelerating Huddle House’s expansion in key markets throughout the country.