Doug Benham

Former President and CEO of Arby’s Restaurant Group, Doug Benham led the revitalization of the $3 billion Arby’s chain of 3,500 restaurants, increasing company-operated restaurant EBITDA by over 100%. Mr. Benham was previously Chief Financial Officer and a director of RTM Restaurant Group, the largest franchisee of any nature in the United States, where he was instrumental in leading the strategic and financial planning for the company as its store base increased from 212 to 773 restaurants. He has served on the board of directors of several companies, including the publicly-traded restaurant companies O’Charley’s Inc. from 2008 until its acquisition in 2012 and Sonic Corporation from 2009 to 2014. Mr. Benham is a Certified Public Accountant and has a wide range of expertise that spans all areas of restaurant operations and finance.