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July 02, 2015 6:25 PM ET

Hotels, Restaurants and Leisure

Company Overview of CKE Restaurants, Inc.

Company Overview

CKE Restaurants, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and franchises quick-service restaurants under the Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s, Green Burrito, and Red Burrito names in the United States and internationally. It has a total of 3,318 franchised or company-operated restaurants in 42 states and 28 internationally, including 1,369 Carl’s Jr. restaurants and 1,944 Hardee’s restaurants. The company was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Carpinteria, California. CKE Restaurants, Inc. is a subsidiary of CKE Inc.

6307 Carpinteria Avenue

Suite A

Carpinteria, CA 93013

United States

Founded in 1941

20,200 Employees





Key Executives for CKE Restaurants, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director and Member of Executive Committee
Age: 64
President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Age: 63
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 51
President of International Division
Executive Vice President of Operations for Hardee's Company
Age: 62
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

CKE Restaurants, Inc. Key Developments

CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. Opens 300th Restaurant in the Middle East

CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. has reached a significant milestone with the opening of its 300th restaurant in the Middle East. The new Hardee's location will open April 21, 2015, in Yanbu Al-Sinaiyah, King Fahd Street, Saudi Arabia, and will be operated by Al-Ahlia Restaurant Company. The new Hardee's location is the 100th in the Kingdom of Saudi. The opening of the 300th restaurant in the Middle East is part of CKE's accelerated global expansion, which includes signed development agreements to open more than 1,000 new international restaurants. This includes increased momentum in the Americas, with growth in Latin America and Canada; in Asia, where CKE recently announced new franchise agreements to bring the Carl's Jr. chain to Japan and India in 2015; and in Europe, where CKE operates restaurants in Denmark and Turkey. The Carl's Jr./Hardee's system is now 81% franchised, with international restaurants representing 18% of the system.

CKE Restaurants, Inc. Presents at The Franchise Times Finance & Growth Conference 2015, Apr-21-2015 04:00 PM

CKE Restaurants, Inc. Presents at The Franchise Times Finance & Growth Conference 2015, Apr-21-2015 04:00 PM. Venue: Encore Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Speakers: Jim Sullivan, Senior Vice President of Domestic Franchise Development.

CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. Promotes Ned Lyerly to International Division President

CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. announced the promotion of Ned Lyerly to president of its international division. Over his 30-year career with the company, Lyerly has been a strong, stable advocate for CKE franchisees and for franchise growth in domestic and international markets. Prior to his current role, Lyerly was CKE's executive vice president of international.

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