HUMAN RESOURCES | Staff Reporter, Australia

craveable brands. announces new board appointments

The company named three independents to its Board of Directors.

The appointments build on the company’s change of name last week from Quick Service Restaurant Holdings to craveable brands.

Rob Coombe, Chairman of craveable brands., said, “We are delighted to announce the appointment of three independent Directors to our business in former Stockland CEO Matthew Quinn, RedBalloon Founder Naomi Simson and former VP/CIO for McDonalds ANZ & Pacific Henry Shiner."

“Individually, our new appointees boast outstanding skills and a record of achievement across a diverse range of business practices in both private and publicly listed environments. The skillset of the board is very complementary incorporating expertise from finance, property, QSR, retail, IT, strategy, hospitality and marketing."

"There is a collective passion to continue the growth of the business through employing great talent and nurturing a progressive and entrepreneurial culture. I look forward to working with the new Board as we enter an exciting new phase for everyone involved with craveable brands.,” Coombe said.

craveable brands. operate more than 570 restaurants across three iconic Australian brands – Red Rooster, Oporto and Chicken Treat. The restaurant network employs more than 12,500 people and serves more than 150,000 customers a daily.

Commenting on the change in trading name, CEO Brett Houldin said “Our brands have a proud heritage dating back 45 years in Australia, but we see ourselves as a young and dynamic in how we operate."

“It’s very exciting to have a refreshed name and identity in craveable brands. that better reflects the fact that we are in the food business. It brings a new energy and direction to our business and paves the way to expand on our portfolio of brands that fit the model of delivering amazing food and experiences in a contemporary way. Our focus on menu innovation, digital execution, delivery and property expansion is supported by an amazing team of talented individuals that will take our business into the future. These are exciting times.”

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