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Maguire Lands as CEO of Johnny Rockets


John Maguire was named president and CEO of the Johnny Rockets restaurant chain. Maguire assumes this role in addition to his current position as president and CEO of Friendly’s. Both Friendly’s and Johnny Rockets are owned by Sun Capital Partners, a private equity firm with an extensive portfolio of restaurant concepts.

Immediate plans are for Johnny Rockets and Friendly’s to continue to operate independently while management collaborates on how best to capitalize on the synergy of the two brands, per a release announcing the move.