QDOBA Names Guilbault CEO
QDOBA Mexican Eats has named Keith Guilbault as CEO and restaurant industry veteran Susan Daggett as CFO following its March 2018 acquisition by funds managed by
affiliates of Apollo Global Management LLC from Jack in the Box Inc.
Guilbault previously served as QDOBA’s brand president and COO since
2016 under Jack in the Box’s ownership, overseeing approximately 740 restaurants. Prior to
leading the QDOBA Brand, he held a series of executive leadership positions at Jack
in the Box, e Box, rising to SVP & CMO in charge of branding, traditional and digital communications, product development, menu management, social engagement and public relations.
Daggett, QDOBA’s new CFO, has more than two decades of financial
experience in the restaurant industry, most recently at Noodles & Company, where she served as interim CFO since June 2017. She also held executive roles at Pinnacle Restaurant Group, Inc., Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Inc., and Arby’s Inc. Daggett is
expected to join QDOBA on May 23, 2018.
The company continues to build out internal roles that it previously shared with Jack in the Box Inc., and is expected to add roughly 100 full-time positions to its corporate team in the coming months