Brinker International, Inc. announces the election of Gerardo (Gerry) Lopez to its Board of Directors.
Lopez currently serves as CEO, president and director of AMC Entertainment, Inc. Prior to his current role, Gerry was president of Global Consumer Products, Foodservice and Seattle's Best Coffee at Starbucks. During his 28-year career, he has also served in a variety of executive management positions with Frito-Lay, Pepsi, and Procter & Gamble.
"Gerry will be an outstanding addition to our Board of Directors," says Doug Brooks, chairman of the Board of Brinker International. "His nearly three decades of experience in the entertainment, beverage and consumer packaged goods industries, in both the U.S. and abroad, provides him with unique insight which will be beneficial to Brinker. In his current role as head of one of the leading movie theater chains in the country, Gerry is in tune with consumer needs and marketplace trends currently influencing our industry."