Long John Silver's has named Brian Scantland as vice president, Planning and Performance Improvement. Scantland will report to CEO Mike Kern.
Scantland brings 13 years of experience in restaurant and retail industries to Long John Silver's, previously serving as the senior director of Innovation for Yum! Brands, as well as founding the Louisville, Ky.-based consulting firm, Novanas Group LLC.
Scantland most recently served as the senior director of Fresh Food Transformation at 7-Eleven Incorporated in Dallas.
"Brian has a proven track record of leading profitable growth and change across organizations and we are thrilled to have him as a member of our team," Kern said. "With Brian spearheading the future vision concept for our brand, we will be one step closer to our ultimate goal of brand revitalization."
Scantland earned an M.B.A. from Arizona State University with a concentration in supply chain and logistics, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Louisville.
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