Piccadilly Restaurants named its former CFO Thomas “Tom” J. Sandeman to the role of CEO of Piccadilly.
Sandeman served as CFO since October 2005 and has more than 25 years of experience in the family dining industry.
David Green, former Piccadilly Restaurants CEO, will remain in the Chairman role.
Sandeman has served as an executive officer of both public and private companies, operating such well known brands as Ponderosa Steakhouses, Sizzler Family Steakhouses, Cucos, Inc., and Wall Street Deli. He received his MBA from the University of Wisconsin.
Sandeman has also served in numerous community and professional capacities including most recently as Chairman of the Summer Games for the Louisiana Special Olympics and Louisiana Corporate Chairman of the “Walks to Cure Diabetes” for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
He has also served on the Board of Directors of a United Way agency, as well as Chairman of the CFO’s group of the National Restaurant Association and President of the Louisiana Chapter of Financial Executives International.