ATLANTA Frank J. Belatti, founder of AFC Enterprises Inc., which is now parent to the Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits brand, is retiring as chairman of the company, according to a Dec. 3 statement. AFC board member John M. Cranor, a former leader of Long John Silver’s and KFC, will succeed Belatti in the post. It was unclear at press time when the transition would occur, and calls to the company were not returned by the time of this posting. Belatti founded AFC Enterprises in 1992 and ...

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