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Drake Becomes CEO of Famous Brands

West Point alum to head the company.

Multi-concept operator Famous Brands International appointed Jonathan Drake to serve as chief executive officer. Famous Brands is the parent company for TCBY Yogurt and Mrs. Fields Cookies.

Drake most recently served as vice president of the Europe, Middle East and Africa Performance Nutrition Division at GLANBIA, plc, a global nutrition company with operations in 34 countries. Prior to joining GLANBIA in 2012, Drake spent 20 years in senior leadership roles at Sara Lee Corporation, The Virgin Group and Kraft Foods. In addition to his consumer products background, Drake is also a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, and served in the U.S. Army between 1989 and 1992, receiving a number of awards and decorations.