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Kappitt Becomes President of Carrabba’s Italian Grill

Bloomin’ Brands promoted Mike Kappitt to president of its Carrabba’s Italian Grill concept. Kappitt most recently served as senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Bloomin’ Brands.

Kappitt joined Bloomin’ Brands in 2011 as the chief marketing officer of Outback Steakhouse. He was promoted to chief marketing officer of Bloomin’ Brands in 2013. Kappitt joined Bloomin’ Brands from Burger King where he served as chief marketing officer for North America.