Rebecca Hershinger Joins FAT Brands as CFO
FAT Brands Inc. hired Rebecca Hershinger as chief financial officer.
She has more than 20 years of experience and expertise in finance, accounting, strategic planning and public reporting. She most recently worked as CFO for Genius Brands International Inc., a publicly traded children’s animation studio. She has worked in various roles at JP Morgan Chase & Co., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., SpectrumDNA, Inc., and Genius Brands as well as CFO Advisory Services, Inc., an accounting and business advisory consultancy she founded.
“The vivid history and rich culture of brands, such as Fatburger, paired with the international reach of the company’s six fast casual and casual dining restaurants, brings great opportunity where I can utilize my financial background to continue to advance our existing portfolio, while looking forward to future acquisitions and expansion,” said Hershinger.
FAT operates six restaurant brands, Fatburger, Buffalo’s Cafe, Buffalo’s Express, Hurricane Grill & Wings, and Ponderosa and Bonanza Steakhouses, that have over 360 locations open and more than 300 under development in 32 countries.