Drive-thru restaurant chain Checkers & Rally’s named Frances Allen CEO. She succeeds Rick Silva who has decided to leave Checkers & Rally’s after 13 years as CEO and president, per a company release.
Most recently, Allen served as CEO for Boston Market. Her restaurant industry experience includes serving as president of Jack-in-the-Box, chief brand officer and marketing officer at Denny’s Corp. and as chief marketing officer at Dunkin’ Donuts, which now goes to market as Dunkin’. Allen also has experience in the consumer products world, having served in leadership roles at Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications, PepsiCo, and Frito-Lay.