July 27, 2015 // Franchising.com // Charlotte, N.C. - Bojangles’, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOJA) announced today that Jayson Romeo has been named Vice President of Information Technology and Strategic Planning for Bojangles’ Restaurants, Inc. In his new role, Romeo is responsible for spearheading corporate strategic initiatives designed to drive IT and organizational efficiencies, and leading the implementation of new technology across the business.
Romeo is a twenty-nine year veteran of the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) industry who has served in leadership positions of increasing responsibility with such brands as Discovery Zone, Boston Market and Whataburger. He joined the Bojangles’ team in 2014 as Senior Director of Strategic Management, and since February 2015 has been leading the IT function on an interim basis. During that time he has been successfully leading the implementation of a new point of sale (POS) system in Bojangles’ company-operated restaurants, and realigning the company’s IT Department.
“Not only has Jayson brought years of QSR experience to the Bojangles’ leadership team, he is a forward thinking business leader with the ability to drive strategic initiatives across the finish line,” said Bojangles’ President and CEO, Clifton Rutledge. “As a result of Jayson’s strategic planning expertise and extraordinary leadership of our IT Department, we have exceeded many of our project implementation goals in 2015. I am extremely excited that Jayson has agreed to take on these expanded responsibilities on a permanent basis.”
Romeo is a graduate of Saint Leo University in Florida and a native of California.
Bojangles’, Inc. is a highly differentiated and growing restaurant operator and franchisor dedicated to serving customers high-quality, craveable food made from our Southern recipes. Founded in 1977 in Charlotte, NC, Bojangles’ serves menu items such as delicious, famous chicken, made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits, flavorful fixin’s and Legendary Iced Tea®. At March 29, 2015, Bojangles’ had 635 system-wide restaurants, of which 258 were company-operated and 377 were franchised restaurants, primarily located in the Southeastern United States. For more information, visit www.bojangles.com or follow Bojangles’ on Facebook and Twitter.
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