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Last €28.11 EUR
Change Today +0.263 / 0.94%
Volume 0.0
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sonic corp (SO4) Details

Sonic Corp. operates and franchises a chain of quick-service drive-in restaurants in the United States. As of March 13, 2015, the company operated 3,517 restaurants in 44 states. It also leases signs and real estate. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

10,743 Employees
Last Reported Date: 10/24/14
Founded in 1953

sonic corp (SO4) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $816.9K
Executive Vice President of Franchise Operati...
Total Annual Compensation: $412.4K
Chief Development & Strategy Officer and Seni...
Total Annual Compensation: $377.7K
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $282.9K
Chief Information Officer of Sonic Industries...
Total Annual Compensation: $292.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

sonic corp (SO4) Key Developments

Sonic Corp. Announces the Resignation of Stephen C. Vaughan as Executive Vice President of Franchise Operations, Finance and Planning Effective June 19, 2015

Sonic Corp. announced that Stephen C. Vaughan, the company’s Executive Vice President of Franchise Operations, Finance and Planning, will resign from the position effective June 19, 2015. Vaughan will continue to serve SONIC in a transition role through that date. Vaughan is leaving Sonic to be President and Chief Financial Officer of Café Rio. The company also announced that, upon Vaughan’s resignation, his responsibilities will be reallocated among current members of management and the company will be adding additional members to management on a progressive basis throughout the year.

Sonic Corp. Announces Appointment of Susan E. Thronson to its Board of Directors; Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on May 22, 2015

Sonic Corp. announced the appointment of Susan E. Thronson to its board of directors for a term ending at the next annual meeting of shareholders in 2016. Ms. Thronson served as Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, at Marriott International Inc., from July 2005 to July 2013. The company also announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.09 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on May 22, 2015 to shareholders of record as of May 13, 2015.

Sonic Corp. Announces Executive Changes

Sonic Corp. announced several promotions in its leadership team. Stephen C. Vaughan, the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, was promoted to Executive Vice President of Franchise Operations, Finance and Planning. Claudia S. San Pedro, the Company’s Vice President of Investor Relations, Communications and Treasurer, was promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Todd W. Smith, the Company’s Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Vaughan joined Sonic in 1992 and has been Executive Vice President since 2008 and Chief Financial Officer since 2004. Previous to joining Sonic, Vaughan worked in public accounting. In his new role, in addition to overseeing franchise operations, he leads supply chain management, operations and technical services, quality assurance and customer satisfaction and retains executive management of the finance function. San Pedro joined Sonic in 2006 as Treasurer. She has also served as Vice President of Investor Relations since 2009. Prior to joining the Company, she served as the director for the Oklahoma Office of State Finance. Appointed by Governor Brad Henry in 2005, San Pedro was the first female and first Hispanic to serve as Director of State Finance for Oklahoma. In her new role, she is responsible for the finance and accounting functions, in addition to previous responsibilities for investor relations, treasury, performance analysis, risk management and communications. Smith joined Sonic in 2012 as Vice President of Marketing. Prior to joining the Company, he served in various marketing functions in the quick service restaurant industry. In his new role, Smith not only continues to oversee brand management, product innovation, consumer insights and creative services but will also lead digital marketing, customer relationship management and loyalty for the Sonic brand.


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