Dine Brands Global, Inc. Begins CEO Search

Glendale, Calif. — The board of directors of Dine Brands Global, Inc. has retained executive search firm Spencer Stuart to assist the company in identifying an individual to succeed its chief executive officer, Steve Joyce. Joyce’s employment agreement expires February…

Applebee’s Appoints New Chief Operations Officer

Glendale, Calif. — Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar® has promoted Kevin Carroll, a restaurant operator with nearly three decades of experience, to senior vice president, chief operations officer, reporting directly to John Cywinski, president, Applebee’s.…

DineEquity, Inc. Names President Of Applebee’s

Glendale, Calif. — DineEquity, Inc., the parent company of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar® and IHOP® restaurants, has appointed John Cywinski as president, Applebee’s, effective March 9, 2017. He rejoins the company from Brinker International.…

Applebee’s Portfolio Sells For $46 Million

Tampa, Fla. — Calkain Companies has completed a $46 million portfolio sale of Applebee’s-occupied real estate. The 14 triple-net lease (NNN) assets, located primarily in West and Central Florida, were sold to individual buyers for each location.…