Brinker International Appoints Romona Hoot to Board of Directors
DALLAS, TX (StLouisRestaurantReview) The following release was published on January 11th. We make it available because it is the parent company of restaurants located in the St. Louis region, including Chili’s Grill & Bar and Maggiano’s Little Italy. The release is as follows:
Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), one of the world’s leading casual dining restaurant companies and home of Chili’s® Grill & Bar, Maggiano’s Little Italy® and two virtual brands: It’s Just Wings® and Maggiano’s® Italian Classics, announces the appointment of Ramona Hood to its Board of Directors.
Hood is an accomplished executive with deep experience in sales, operations, supply chain, marketing, and talent management. She currently serves as president and chief executive officer of FedEx Custom Critical®. Before this role, Hood led teams in numerous FedEx operating companies, including FedEx Custom Critical, FedEx Supply Chain, and FedEx Truckload Brokerage. Additionally, Hood serves on the board of Summa Health Systems and formerly served on the board for Welty Building Company.
“Ramona brings significant business leadership, strategic thinking, and a broad range of experience – from operations to marketing – to our board,” said Wyman Roberts, president, and chief executive officer of Brinker International. “Her expertise and experience in a dynamic, customer-facing service business, along with her proven track record of driving growth and innovation, leveraging technology to improve operations, and leading a large, distributed organization, will help us continue to grow and differentiate our brands.”
About Brinker International, Inc.
Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT) is one of the world’s leading casual dining restaurant companies and home of Chili’s® Grill & Bar, Maggiano’s Little Italy® and two virtual brands: It’s Just Wings® and Maggiano’s® Italian Classics. Founded by Norman Brinker in Dallas, Texas, they have ventured far from home but stayed true to our roots. Brinker owns, operates, or franchises more than 1,600 restaurants in 29 countries and two U.S. territories. Their passion is making people feel special, and we hope you feel that passion each time you visit one of their restaurants or invite them into your home through takeout or delivery.