Bojangles' names William Kussell non-executive chairman of board
Mr. Mr. Kussell has served as a director on the company’s Board since August 2011. Since January 2010, Mr. Kussell has served as an operating partner of, and a consultant to, Advent International Corporation, a private equity firm and Bojangles’ largest stockholder.
Prior to joining Advent, Mr. Kussell worked for Dunkin' Brands, Inc. (now Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc.) for 15 years, including serving as president and chief brand officer of Dunkin' Donuts Worldwide from January 2008 to December 2009.
Mr. Kussell was also a member of the Board of Directors of Dunkin' Brands, from 2006 to 2009. From November 2013 to June 2015, he served as a member of the board of directors of Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, a specialty coffee and tea retailer and café.
Mr. Kussell has served as a member of the board of directors of Extended Stay America, a national hospitality business, since November 2010, and as a member of the board of directors of Modell’s Sporting Goods, a national sporting goods retailer, since November 2009.
He assumes the role from James Kibler, who will continue to serve as a director on the company’s Board. ■
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