Popeyes Names New President for the Americas

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.

- Advertisement -

- Advertisement -

- Advertisement -

TRENDING NOW

RELATED CONTENT

Wendy’s CEO Details International Blueprint, More

Todd Penegor, president and CEO of Wendy’s, laid out the chain’s plan for global growth and more during the company’s Q1 earnings call with investors on May 12.

Read More...

BurgerFi Creates, Fills All-New C-Suite Position

As Chief Technology Officer, Karl Goodhew will work to modernize BurgerFi’s drive-thru systems and amplify its mobile application.

Read More...

Industry Veteran Named VP of Sales at Structural Concepts

Foodservice equipment manufacturer Structural Concepts Corp. announced the appointment of Alex Tappé as its vice president of sales.

Read More...