Whataburger Restaurants LP on Monday outlined a number of executive changes to take effect Jan. 3. As the company has previously stated, Preston Atkinson, current president, will trade in his additional chief operating officer title to become chief executive officer, succeeding Tom Dobson, son of Whataburger founder Harmon Dobson, who remains as chairman. Clifton Rutledge will assume Atkinson’s position as chief operating officer. He is currently vice president of operations. ...

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