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01.02.2010

Lee Sanders appointed President of Franchising for T.G.I. Friday's® USA

Nick Shepherd, president and chief executive officer of Carlson Restaurants Worldwide, has announced that Lee Sanders has been appointed president of franchising for T.G.I. Friday's USA and a member of the Carlson Restaurants Worldwide executive team.

According to the information provided, Sanders will, in his new role, lead all aspects of the T.G.I. Friday's USA franchise program, including day-to-day operations and support, with specific emphasis on growing revenues, profitability and the scale of the current franchise system.

"The addition of Lee to our executive team and our business is a huge win for us," said Shepherd. "He is a proven leader and brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience to this new role. I look forward to having him on our team."

With more than 900 restaurants in 60 countries, including approximately 600 restaurants in the U.S., T.G.I. Friday's offers, it says, ‘great food, innovative drinks and a unique experience filled with flair and a Thank God It's Friday's™ attitude’. The company is a subsidiary of Carlson Restaurants Worldwide Inc. which owns, operates, franchises or licenses more than 1,000 restaurants in 60 countries. (kbp)


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