Dallas — Joseph Taylor has been promoted to senior vice president and chief financial officer of Brinker International, Inc., effective immediately. Taylor has been with Brinker for 17 years.
"We are thrilled to announce Joe's promotion to CFO," says Wyman Roberts, chief executive officer and president of Brinker. "Throughout Joe's tenure at Brinker, he's played an instrumental role in driving shareholder value and as CFO, I'm confident he'll continue to be my partner in doing just that. His extensive industry background and experience, coupled with his deep knowledge of Brinker and our strategic initiatives will continue to be an asset to our team."
With 17 years of experience at Brinker, Taylor has held multiple leadership roles in finance, communications and public policy. He joined the Brinker family in 1999 as vice president of finance, went on to lead corporate affairs, investors relations and most recently served as interim chief financial officer since April 2017.
Brinker International, Inc. is one of the world's leading casual dining restaurant companies. Founded in 1975 and based in Dallas, as of June 28, 2017, Brinker owned, operated or franchised 1,674 restaurants under the names Chili's® Grill & Bar (1,622 restaurants) and Maggiano's Little Italy® (52 restaurants). For more information, visit http://www.brinker.com.
SOURCE: Brinker International, Inc.