Buffalo Wild Wings® Names Barry Barnett as Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain

November 01, 2017 // Franchising.com // MINNEAPOLIS - Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD) today announced that Barry Barnett was recently named senior vice president of global supply chain. In his role, Barnett will be responsible for the execution of supply chain strategy and management.

Barnett joins Buffalo Wild Wings with more than 35 years of supply chain experience. Most recently, Barnett served as senior vice president of global supply chain and purchasing at Church’s Chicken. Previously, he was founder and principal of Cooperative Purchasing Services; vice president of global supply chain for Burger King Corporation, and vice president of purchasing at Burger King’s purchasing cooperative, Restaurant Services Inc.

“We are thrilled to welcome Barry to Buffalo Wild Wings and look forward the valuable contributions he will bring to our organization,” said Alex Ware, chief financial officer, Buffalo Wild Wings. “His extensive background within the restaurant industry supply chain makes him a great fit for our brand.”

“I am excited for the opportunity to bring my array of experience to Buffalo Wild Wings,” said Barnett. “I look forward to driving meaningful change and creating a supply chain network that supports all aspects of the Buffalo Wild Wings business.”

About Barry Barnett

Before joining Buffalo Wild Wings, Mr. Barnett spent five years as the Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain & Purchasing at Church’s Chicken. From 2008 to 2011, Barnett was Principal of Cooperative Purchasing Service (CPS)-a boutique supply chain, operational, and procurement consultancy. At CPS, Barnett developed and implemented supply chain and internal operational strategies to effectively streamline and improve internal operational efficiencies. Barnett is a graduate of the University of Mississippi with a degree in business administration.

About Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., founded in 1982 and headquartered in Minneapolis, is a growing owner, operator and franchisor of Buffalo Wild Wings® restaurants featuring a variety of boldly-flavored, made-to-order menu items including its namesake Buffalo, New York-style chicken wings. The Buffalo Wild Wings menu specializes in 21 mouth-watering signature sauces and seasonings with flavor sensations ranging from Sweet BBQ™ to Blazin’®. Guests enjoy a welcoming neighborhood atmosphere that includes an extensive multi-media system for watching their favorite sporting events. Buffalo Wild Wings is the recipient of hundreds of "Best Wings" and "Best Sports Bar" awards from across the country. There are currently more than 1,230 Buffalo Wild Wings locations across the world.

To stay up-to-date on all the latest events and offers for sports fans and wing lovers, follow Buffalo Wild Wings on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and visit www.BuffaloWildWings.com.

SOURCE Buffalo Wild Wings


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