Douglas Fry named President of North America; Carrie Walsh named President of Europe, Middle East & Africa; Mike Kehoe named Global Chief Development Officer. Cristina Wells was promoted to Senior Vice President of U.S. Marketing.
In this newly constituted role, Yang will lead and advance the company's global consumer success strategy, with a focus on maximizing growth and profitability at the intersection of digital technology and the guest experience.
Knowlton most recently served as Vice President of Information Technology at Pursuit Collection, a Denver-based hospitality and attractions company, where he built the IT department to support the company’s growth.
Julie Felss Masino most recently served as President, International of Taco Bell, overseeing the expansion of the division to more than 1,000 restaurants in 32 countries. She joins Cracker Barrel on August 7 as CEO-elect.