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Allen to Leave Denny's for Jack in the Box

Industry veteran to assume new leadership role in the quick-service restaurant segment.

Frances Allen will become president of Jack in the Box effective October 27. Allen will leave her current position as executive vice president and chief brand officer at Denny's Corporation to take the new role at Jack in the Box. 

She joined Denny's in 2010 as EVP and chief marketing officer and was promoted to chief brand officer in 2013. Her background also includes working with Dunkin' Brands, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications, PepsiCo and Frito-Lay.