International Dairy Queen appointed former Wingstop executive Nicolas Boudet to serve as chief operating officer, international.
Boudet will lead the international business, including operations, franchise development, supply chain and marketing in more than 20 countries outside of the U.S. and Canada.
Boudet most recently served as senior vice president of global development and president of international at Wingstop Restaurants. His background includes serving as executive vice president and group president international at Focus Brands, the parent company of such chains as Auntie Anne's, Carvel, Cinnabon, McAlister's, Moe's and Schlotzky's. Boudet also held leadership positions at YUM! Brands serving as head of franchising and development for Taco Bell U.S. and chief development officer Latin America and Caribbean for KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell.