Cracker Barrel announced Monday that the company’s Chief Financial Officer, Jill Golder, will retire on December 31. Golder will continue to assist the company’s executive team on a variety of matters following her retirement, including the orderly transition of her responsibilities, over the next several months.

Cracker Barrel’s president and Chief Executive Officer, Sandra Cochran, says, “Jill has contributed significantly to the success of Cracker Barrel over the last five years, and has been instrumental in helping us navigate through the pandemic as successfully as we have. The Board and I are grateful for Jill’s efforts and accomplishments, and we wish her the best in this next chapter.”

Golder adds, “Cracker Barrel is an outstanding company with a talented leadership team, and I am proud of our accomplishments, particularly over the last nine months. I am looking forward to seeing the Company succeed through the pandemic and beyond.”

The company appointed Doug Couvillion as Interim Chief Financial Officer effective upon Golder’s retirement. Couvillion currently serves as the company’s Senior Vice President, Sourcing & Supply Chain, and has served in a number of executive finance positions during his 20-year career with the company, including Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer from 2011 to 2015. He has been a Senior Vice President since 2016.

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