Executive Management

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Darin Harris, Chief Executive Officer

Darin Harris began his role as Chief Executive Officer in June 2020. He was previously CEO of North America for flexible working company, IWG PLC, Regus, North America, from April 2018 to May 2020. Most notably, Harris is the former Chief Executive Officer of CiCi’s Enterprises from August 2013 to January 2018. For just under five years, Harris also served as Chief Operating Officer for Primrose Schools from October 2008 to July 2013. He previously held franchise leadership roles as Senior Vice President at Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc, from June 2005 to October 2008 and Vice President, Franchise and Corporate Development at Captain D’s Seafood, Inc., from May 2000 to January 2004. He was also a prior franchise operator of multiple Papa John’s Pizza and Qdoba Mexican Grill restaurants from November 2002 to June 2005. Harris has more than 25 years of leadership experience in the restaurant industry encompassing operations, franchising, brand strategy and restaurant development.

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Tim Mullany, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Tim Mullany began his role as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in January 2021. Tim is a well-rounded finance executive with more than 20 years of experience leading large companies as well as hyper-growth concepts, both public and private. Most recently, Tim served as Chief Financial Officer at VASA Fitness from 2018 to 2021. Previously, Tim was Chief Financial Officer at such companies as RAVE Restaurant Group, Inc.; Restaurants Unlimited Inc.; and Consumer Capital Partners, franchisor and operator of the Smashburger and Quiznos brands, among others. Earlier in his career he also led the financial functions of Global Portfolio Advisors Ltd, its affiliate Outpost International, and Sea Research Foundation, along with founding Mystic Entertainment Company. His career began with positions in private equity and investment banking at J.P. Morgan and Bank of America, respectively, and KPMG LLP. Tim holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS from Villanova University.

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Ryan Ostrom, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Ryan Ostrom joined Jack in the Box as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer in February 2021. Ostrom joined the company with over 15 years of marketing and branding experience, with a passion for driving innovation through creative consumer strategies. Before Jack in the Box, Ostrom served as Chief Brand Officer for General Nutrition Centers (GNC), where he helped lead the transformation of GNC from a traditional retailer to a global digital brand by modernizing their marketing, eCommerce, innovation, and product development. Previously, Ostrom served roles at Yum! Brands, Kenmore, Craftsman & DieHard at Sears Holding Corporation, and Reebok. During his time at Yum! Brands, Ostrom enhanced KFC’s global store and ecommerce customer experience.

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Tony Darden, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Tony Darden joined Jack in the Box as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in June of 2021. He brings more than 20 years of cross functional executive leadership as well as an obsession for excellence. Most recently, Tony served as President of MOOYAH Burgers, Fries and Shakes. Previously, he was the Chief Operating Officer for Taco Bueno Restaurants and Sun Holdings. Tony has also held leadership roles at Panera Bread and Metromedia Restaurant Group.

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Sarah Super , Senior Vice President, Chief Legal & Risk Officer, Corporate Secretary

Since March 2020, Sarah Super has been fulfilling the role of Chief Legal & Risk Officer. Prior to that, Sarah served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Risk Officer, as well as Vice President & Associate General Counsel for Jack in the Box. Before joining Jack in the Box in December 2013, Sarah was a partner at Gordon & Rees in Los Angeles from February 2008 through November 2013.

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Steven Piano, Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer

Steve Piano began his role as Chief People Officer in April 2021. Steve comes to Jack in the Box with over ten years of experience in leadership roles as Chief People Officer and Human Resource Officer. Steve has an extensive background in all facets of human resource including talent management, compensation and benefits, organizational design and effectiveness, performance management, training and development. Steve most recently served as head of human resources at GNC Holdings LLC, a health, wellness and nutrition brand. Prior to GNC, Steve was the Chief Human Resource Officer for MoneyGram, and held leadership positions with Lehman Brothers, Citibank, and others.

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Adrienne Ingoldt , Senior Vice President, Chief Customer & Strategy Officer

Adrienne Ingoldt began her role as Chief Customer & Strategy Officer in January 2021. Adrienne joined Jack in the Box in 2015 and has held a variety of executive positions. Most recently she was the Senior Vice President, Chief Brand and Experience Officer since November 2019. Prior to that she held the Vice President of Marketing Communications role from February 2018 to November 2019. Before joining Jack in the Box, Adrienne spent 13 years in creative agencies on brands such as Infiniti, Ray-Ban, LensCrafters, Adidas and Asics.

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Dean Gordon , Senior Vice President, Chief Supply Chain Officer

Dean Gordon has been Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer since November 2019. Prior to that, Dean was the Vice President of Supply Chain Services for Jack in the Box since 2012. He was previously Division Vice President of Purchasing from February 2009 to September 2012. Prior to joining the Company in February 2009, Dean was Vice President of Supply Chain Management for Potbelly Sandwich Works from December 2005 to February 2009, and he held various positions with Applebee’s International from August 2000 to December 2005, most recently as Executive Director of Procurement. Dean also held a number of positions at Prandium, Inc., an operator of multiple restaurant concepts, from October 1994 to August 2000. He has more than 20 years of Supply Chain Management experience.

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Tim Linderman, Senior Vice President, Franchise & Corporate Development

Tim Linderman began his role as SVP, Franchise and Corporate Development Officer in October 2020. Linderman comes to Jack in the Box with over 18 years of experience in the franchise industry. He most recently served as Chief Development Officer of Huddle House. Prior to that he was Chief Development Officer at Global Franchise Group, LLC, where he oversaw franchise sales, real estate, and construction for Great American Cookies, Marble Slab Creamery, Pretzelmaker, MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream and Treatery and Hot Dog on a Stick. Leading up to that he was Director of Franchise Development for Primrose School Franchising Company, and he held that same position at Arby’s.