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November 30, 2015 4:02 AM ET

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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. As of August 10, 2015, it had a total of 3,594 franchised or company-operated restaurants in 44 states, U.S. territories, and 36 countries internationally. 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
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 52
President of International Division
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

CKE Restaurants, Inc. Key Developments

Carl’s Jr. Opens First Restaurant in India

Carl’s Jr. announced the opening of its first restaurant in India. Operated by Cybiz BrightStar Restaurants, owned by CybizCorp, through a master franchise agreement with Carl’s Jr. Restaurants, LLC. a subsidiary of CKE Restaurants Holdings Inc. (parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee’s), the Carl’s Jr. restaurant will be located at the Select CityWalk mall complex in Saket, New Delhi. The restaurant will feature a special 'Indian palate' menu that will include vegetarian options, beer on tap and an all-you-can-drink soft beverages bar.

CKE Restaurants Promotes Eric Williams to Chief Operating Officer

CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. announced the promotion of Eric Williams to Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Williams will manage operations for both the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s brands. Williams served as Executive Vice President, Carl’s Jr. operations from August 2011 to June 2015 and also as Senior Vice President of operations from October 2003 to August 2011.

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.

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