Subway Restaurants has revealed that John Chidsey will take over as CEO as of November 18, 2019.
Chidsey has previously been the chairman and CEO of Burger King Holdings, Inc and has also served as the company’s president and chief financial officer.
The owners of Subway said in a statement: “We’re very pleased to have John join our Subway family. His diverse business background and global food and beverage expertise will help us continue the evolution of the Subway brand.
“He will help drive out commitment to always deliver exceptional experiences for our guests and continued support for our franchise owners.”
Current interim CEO, Trevor Haynes, will continue to work with the brand as the president in North America.
Chidsey said of his appointment: “I am honored to be joining such an iconic global brand and I am most excited about the future of Subway.
“I look forward to learning from and working with the many constituents who have built this brand.”