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Huddle House Names New CDO

Industry vet Jonathan Benjamin joins the family dining chain as it prepares for rapid expansion. 

Huddle House named Jonathan Benjamin its chief development officer.

Benjamin most recently served as vice president of franchise sales with Corner Bakery Café. Prior to his tenure at Corner Bakery Café, Benjamin worked with Wyndham Worldwide and Global Hyatt.

Benjamin joins Huddle House as the chain expects to add 135 new franchised restaurants over the next 4 years. Moreover, Huddle House is in the midst of remodeling existing restaurants to incorporate a new prototype design.

The decision to name Benjamin Huddle House's new CDO comes on the heels of other recent leadership changes for the Atlanta-based company, including adding Michael Abt as CEO and Tyrone Counts as COO.