Glendale, Calif. — DineEquity, Inc., the parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar® and IHOP®, has accepted the resignation of its chief financial officer, Thomas W. Emrey, effective March 15, 2017. Emrey is leaving to accept the CFO position at Munchkin, Inc., a leading global infant products lifestyle brand.
Also effective March 15, 2017, Greggory H. Kalvin, DineEquity's senior vice president, corporate controller, will assume the role of interim CFO until a permanent successor to Emrey is named. A search for a permanent CFO has commenced.
"On behalf of everyone at DineEquity and our board of directors, I would like to thank Tom for his many contributions during his tenure as CFO,” says Richard J. Dahl, chairman and interim chief executive officer of DineEquity, Inc.
Based in Glendale, Calif., DineEquity, Inc., through its subsidiaries, franchises and operates more than 3,700 restaurants restaurants under the Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar and IHOP brands. For more information, visit www.dineequity.com.
SOURCE: DineEquity, Inc.