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Schnitz appoints Brenton Howie as CEO

He joins the fast casual brand after having roles in FMCG companies.

Schnitz has announced that it has appointed Brenton Howie as its new chief executive officer.

Howie joins Schnitz from food service company Breadsolutions, where he was most recently their chief operations officer. Prior to Breadsolutions, he worked across senior financial business partnering roles with larger FMCG organisations, including Simplot, Murray Goulburn and Lion Nathan.

As CEO, Brendon’s key focus will be to implement Schnitz’s company strategy, with a specific focus on improving profitable partnerships, delivering customer service experiences, improving support office operations, and ensuring growth as a “responsible and sustainable franchise network.”

“Brenton is a commercial leader and has been selected for his ability to build exceptional relationships. He will work closely with our support office, franchise partners and store teams to continue building our brand, and we’re thrilled to have him on board,” Schnitz co-founder and managing director Andrew Dyduk said.

At present, Schnitz has more than 70 company-owned and franchised restaurants.

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