SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 28, 2009--
Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) today announced that longtime
executive Paul L. Schultz will retire as president and chief operating
officer, effective Jan. 31, 2010.
Schultz began his 36-year career with the company in 1973 as a Jack in
the Box® crew member in Covina, Calif., and worked his way up through
field operations, including positions as restaurant manager, district
manager and regional manager. In 1988, Schultz relocated to the
company’s corporate offices in San Diego and was one of three executives
overseeing all company and franchised restaurant operations. In the
years that followed, Schultz took on additional responsibilities and
positions of increasing authority, ultimately becoming president and
chief operating officer in 2005.
“Paul’s dedication and commitment to Jack in the Box throughout his long
career with the organization is unsurpassed,” said Linda A. Lang,
chairman and chief executive officer. “Although his presence will be
missed, we are fortunate that Paul will leave behind a lasting legacy
that will endure for years to come due to the tremendous impact he has
had on our people and our culture. Jack in the Box is unquestionably a
stronger organization due to Paul’s countless contributions.”
About Jack in the Box Inc.
Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK), based in San Diego, is a restaurant
company that operates and franchises Jack in the Box® restaurants, one
of the nation’s largest hamburger chains, with approximately 2,200
restaurants in 18 states. Additionally, through a wholly owned
subsidiary, the company operates and franchises Qdoba Mexican Grill®, a
leader in fast-casual dining, with approximately 500 restaurants in 42
states and the District of Columbia. For more information, visit www.jackinthebox.com.
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DVP, Corporate Communications