Brinker International Announces Wyman Roberts Will Join Board of Directors
DALLAS, Feb. 7, 2013
DALLAS, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT),
a recognized leader in casual dining, announces the election of Wyman Roberts
to its Board of Directors.
Roberts currently serves as CEO and President of Brinker International, and
President of Chili's^® Grill & Bar.
"This seat on the Board of Directors further augments Wyman's new
responsibilities as CEO and President of Brinker and Chili's," said Doug
Brooks, Chairman of the Board of Brinker International. "The strategic
thinking Wyman brings to our board will be instrumental in shaping future
plans for Brinker and our brands."
Roberts' Brinker tenure includes his role as President of Chili's since 2009,
where he has been responsible for a dramatic re-energizing of almost every
aspect of one of America's iconic restaurant brands. Previously, Roberts also
served as Brinker's Chief Marketing Officer and President of the Maggiano's
Little Italy^® brand.
About Brinker International
Brinker International, Inc. is one of the world's leading casual dining
restaurant companies. Founded in 1975 and based in Dallas, Texas, Brinker
currently owns, operates, or franchises 1,593 restaurants under the names
Chili's Grill & Bar (1,549 restaurants) and Maggiano's Little Italy (44
restaurants). For more information, visit www.brinker.com.
SOURCE Brinker International, Inc.
Contact: Stacey Sullivan, Brinker International, 1-800-775-7290
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