Sonic Corp. appoints Steven A. Davis to board
Mr. Davis is former chairman and chief executive officer of Bob Evans Farms, Inc. which owns and operates Bob Evans Restaurants and distributes packaged foods at grocery stores under the Bob Evans and Owens brand names.
Mr. Davis brings 30 years of restaurant and retail experience having served in a variety of executive and management positions with YUM! Brands and Kraft General Foods.
Mr. Davis joined Bob Evans in 2006 as Chief Executive Officer, and served as interim Chairman of the Board from September 2006 to November 2006 when he was named Chairman of the Board.
Previously, Mr. Davis worked at Yum Brands where he was President of Long John Silver's and A&W All-American Food Restaurants since 2002.
Prior to this, Mr. Davis served in a variety of operations management and other executive positions in Yum Brands' Pizza Hut division, including senior vice president of concept development where he launched the WingStreet concept.
Before joining Pizza Hut in 1993, Mr. Davis held a variety of marketing leadership positions with Kraft General Foods, then, a division of Philip Morris, for nine years.