May 09, 2013 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA - Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. is proud to announce the appointment of John Bowie to Senior Vice President of Operations for the Northeast Region, beginning April 29. He will report to George Condos, Arby’s Chief Operating Officer.
“John brings over twenty years of food industry experience to the table,” said Condos. “Most recently he held posts at Church’s Chicken, serving as President of U.S. Business Operations since 2010, and then prior to that serving as Senior Vice President of Restaurant Operations at Friendly’s Ice Cream Corporation.”
For the prior 13 years, John held several positions at Wendy's International in marketing, international and general management. In his most recent position at Wendy’s as Division Vice President, Mid-Atlantic, he was responsible for 700 company and franchise restaurants generating close to $1 billion in annual sales.
John received his Masters of Business Administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame. He is the father of four children and enjoys skiing, golfing, boating and college football.
Atlanta-based Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. is the second largest quick-service sandwich chain in the U.S. with more than 3,400 restaurants system wide. In addition to its classic Roast Beef and Beef ‘n Cheddar sandwiches, slow-roasted and thinly sliced in store daily, Arby’s is also known for its deli-style Market Fresh® line of sandwiches and salads, Curly Fries and Jamocha Shakes. In 2011, Arby’s introduced Ultimate Angus, a premium, 100% Black Angus beef featured in freshly prepared sandwiches. In 2012, Arby’s launched a line of premium turkey sandwiches called Hot Turkey Roasters. To learn more about Arby’s, please visit www.Arbys.com.
SOURCE Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc.
Jason C. Rollins, APR