Quiznos Appoints New General Counsel
Experienced General Counsel, Pat Meyers, to Rejoin Quiznos' Executive Team
DENVER --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quiznos, one of the nation's premier restaurant chains for sandwiches, salads and soups, and pioneer of the toasted sandwich, today named Pat Meyers as its general counsel. Meyers rejoins Quiznos after two years as a partner and chief legal officer of Consumer Capital Partners, one of the company's investors.
Prior to his move to Consumer Capital Partners, Meyers served as executive vice president and general counsel for Quiznos for 10 years, working closely with the executive leadership team to establish Quiznos as a leading brand in the restaurant industry.
"Pat brings an exceptional wealth of knowledge and talent to this role, as he understands the intricacies of the legal system with specific regard to the QSR industry and Quiznos as a company," said Rick Schaden, Quiznos chairman and CEO. "We are pleased to have Pat, his breadth of experience and his full-time focus and attention back at Quiznos."
Meyers will oversee legal functions for the company's U.S. and international franchise systems, including franchise regulatory matters, compliance, litigation, contracts and other agreements, as well as providing general counsel on company matters.
Meyers will also continue to serve on Quiznos' board of managers.
"Quiznos is a strong, dynamic company and I am excited to be more fully engaged with the brand and its direction," said Meyers. "I look forward to working closely with Rick and his team to promote a positive customer experience, further elevate the brand's solid reputation and continue to increase our franchise owners' profitability."
Celebrating its 27th anniversary, Denver-based Quiznos is a national chain designed for today's busy consumers who are looking for a tasty, freshly prepared alternative to traditional fast food restaurants. Using only premium quality ingredients, Quiznos restaurants offer creative, chef-inspired recipes for sandwiches, soups and salads.
In October 2007, Quiznos was recognized for leading the QSR industry in wait time performance by the Mystery Shopping Providers Association's (MSPA) 2007 Wait Time Study. In May 2007, Zagat's consumer surveys listed Quiznos in the top 5 for Top Food, Top Facilities, Top Service and Top Overall, ahead of its direct competitors.