Former Stripes LLC executive Steve DeSutter has been named president and chief executive of multi-concept franchisor Focus Brands Inc., effective March 17, the company said Tuesday. DeSutter will replace Russ Umphenour, who has served as CEO for five years and will continue with Focus Brands as a member of the board of directors. Based in Atlanta, Focus Brands is the franchisor of seven brands: Carvel, Cinnabon, Schlotzsky’s, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Auntie Anne’s ...
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