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Jack in the Box Promotes Comma

New CEO promoted from within.

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) promoted Leonard Comma to president and CEO from executive vice president and chief operating officer. In his new role, Comma retains oversight of operations, restaurant development and franchising, and will now also oversee marketing for Jack in the Box restaurants.

Comma joined Jack in the Box Inc. in 2001 as director of convenience store and fuel operations for the company's proprietary chain of Quick Stuff convenience stores, which was sold in 2009. Over the years he held positions of increasing importance. Prior to joining Jack in the Box Inc., Comma was a regional manager for ExxonMobil.