John Maguire has resigned as chief operating officer of Panera Bread Co. to become chief executive of Friendly’s Ice Cream LLC, which emerged earlier this year from bankruptcy, the bakery-café chain said Tuesday. Panera Bread said Charles Chapman III, currently executive vice president of development and licensing for the St. Louis-based company, would succeed Maguire. The changes will be effective May 31. At Wilbraham, Mass.-based Friendly’s, Maguire will succeed ...
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