Arthur named interim CEO.
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group tapped Michael Arthur to serve as interim chief executive officer and president. He replaces Jeff O'Neill, who resigned. The multi-concept operator's board of directors has initiated a search for a permanent chief executive officer and president.
Arthur has been a director of Einstein Noah Restaurant Group since October 2004 and served as chairman of the Audit Committee. Since 1990, he has headed Michael Arthur and Associates, a consulting and interim management firm specializing in restructurings, business development, and strategic, financial, marketing and branding strategies. His background also includes working with California Federal Bank, Long John Silver's Restaurants and Sizzler Restaurants, among others.