Bojangles Names Monica Sauls as the Company’s First Chief People Officer

September 8, 2020 – Bojangles, Inc. today announced that leading human resources and change management strategist Monica Sauls will join the company as Chief People Officer, effective Sept. 15. In this newly defined position that goes beyond the traditional human resources role, Sauls will drive the company’s culture, developing current team members and attracting new talent to support the company’s growth. Reporting directly to Bojangles CEO Jose Armario, Sauls will lead talent acquisition, talent development, employee relations, diversity…

Bojangles’® Names Gary Vaynerchuk to Board of Directors

January 21, 2020 – Bojangles’, Inc. announced today it has added Gary Vaynerchuk, a serial entrepreneur and the CEO and co-founder of VaynerMedia, to its Board of Directors. As a board member, Mr. Vaynerchuk will work alongside senior leadership at the Company to help guide the famous chicken and biscuit chain’s future. Vaynerchuk is known for establishing one of the first e-commerce wine sites, WineLibrary.com, and helping his father grow the family wine business from $3 million to $60…

Bojangles’® Names Jose R. Costa New Chief Development Officer

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bojangles’, Inc. announced today that Jose R. Costa has joined the Southern restaurant chain as its first chief development officer, reporting to CEO Jose Armario. In this new role, Costa will be responsible for driving the overall unit growth of the company, recruiting new franchisees, real estate strategy, equipment, and new restaurant design and construction. “Jose joins our executive team at a pivotal time as Bojangles’ charts our strategic path forward,” said Armario. “His 20 years…

Bojangles’ Names CKE Vet Reese Stewart Chief Financial Officer

Bojangles’ announced that finance executive and restaurant industry veteran Reese Stewart has joined the company as its new Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Reese will help lead the company’s efforts to drive value through strategic focus, team development, and operational and financial excellence. Reese comes to Bojangles’ after a nearly 15-year career with CKE Restaurants, the parent company of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s brands. Most recently, Reese was Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting…

Bojangles’® Names Jackie Woodward Chief Marketing Officer

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- April 2, 2019 – Bojangles’, Inc. today announced that brand strategist and marketing veteran Jackie Woodward has joined the company as its new Chief Marketing Officer, reporting directly to Jose Armario, Chief Executive Officer. Woodward will work alongside the brand’s respected long-time marketing chief Randy Poindexter over the next several months to ensure a seamless transition. The company recently announced Poindexter’s retirement after 28 years as the iconic brand’s top marketing executive. Woodward comes to Bojangles’…

Bojangles’® Names New Chief Restaurant Support Officer

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bojangles’, Inc. announced today that restaurant industry veteran Kenneth M. Koziol has joined the company as its new Chief Restaurant Support Officer, reporting directly to the brand’s new Chief Executive Officer, Jose Armario. Ken brings more than 35 years of restaurant innovation, quality assurance and menu development experience to the iconic Southern brand. He most recently served as Executive Vice President of Supply Chain, Manufacturing and International with Panera Bread Company, where he led the modernization…