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La Madeleine Updates Management Team

Cahill promoted to president for the French-inspired restaurant chain.

La Madeleine Country French Café promoted John Cahill to president from chief operating officer. In addition, la Madeleine named Duncan Davis vice president of operations.

Cahill, who first joined the la Madeleine corporate team in 2002, now oversees all operations, finance, strategic growth planning, culinary, marketing, design and purchasing functions for the brand. His background includes working with such restaurant chains as Spaghetti Warehouse and Applebee’s.

A seasoned restaurant operator, Davis has years of experience working with Darden Restaurants and TGI Fridays. He began his career as an hourly employee and rose through the ranks to senior vice president. Davis leads the la Madeleine operations team that includes operation services and training.