ckeMike Woida HeadshotMike WoidaThe parent company of chains Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, CKE Restaurants Holdings, promoted Mike Woida to president of its International division.

In his new role, Woida will oversee operations for both Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s Restaurants, which includes nearly 1,000 restaurants spanning 43 countries. A 40-year industry veteran, Woida began his career with Burger Chef Systems in 1976 in Detroit, and continued growth within the company following its acquisition by Hardee’s Food Systems in 1982. Since 1993, Woida has been a senior leader of CKE’s International division.