Popeyes Names New President for the Americas

Popeyes Exterior

Restaurant Brands International Inc. today announced that Sami Siddiqui has been appointed president of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen for the Americas.

Siddiqui has most recently served as president of Asia-Pacific for RBI, leading Popeyes, Burger King and Tim Hortons throughout the region, including introducing the Popeyes brand in China and the Philippines.

Jose Cil, chief executive officer of RBI commented, “I’m very proud to announce that Sami will be leading Popeyes through our exciting next phase of growth across the Americas. Popeyes is a brand with a well-known heritage and more recently has demonstrated unprecedented growth through exceptional menu innovation in our iconic Chicken Sandwich. Sami has an excellent track record working with our franchisees to drive our brand and restaurant expansion.”

Additionally, Cil announced that Felipe Athayde is leaving RBI to pursue a new role outside of the quick service restaurant industry.

RELATED CONTENT

Krispy Rice 1200x800 1

TGI Fridays Rolls Out Digital Brand Krispy Rice With More To Come

TGI Fridays is betting on digital brands. Last month, the restaurant rolled out a virtual brand, Krispy Rice, in Orange County, Calif., and Maryland, and it’s not stopping there.

Flippy Wings 1200x800 1

New Wing-Frying Robot Is Headed to Buffalo Wild Wings

Brands like White Castle and CaliBurger have been getting assistance on their burger and fry lines from robots, and now a new iteration of the technology is entering the market...

- Advertisement -

- Advertisement -

- Advertisement -

TRENDING NOW

- Advertisement -

- Advertisement -