Investor Relations

Biography

Drew Madsen

Director

Drew Madsen has been a member of our board of directors since September 2017. Mr. Madsen most recently served as President of Panera Bread where he helped guide the brand to industry leadership positions in clean food, digital ordering/payment and delivery, resulting in Panera’s strongest same restaurant sales growth in the last four years. Prior to Panera, he spent 15 years at Darden, most recently as the President and Chief Operating Officers as well as a member of the board of directors for nine years. Mr. Madsen has also served on the board of Talbot’s Inc., sitting on both Compensation and Audit Committees. Mr. Madsen began his career with General Mills in brand management and progressed from Marketing Assistant to VP of Marketing while working on such iconic brands as Wheaties and Yoplait Yogurt. He holds an MBA with Distinction from the University of Michigan and earned a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from DePauw University, where he was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Mr. Madsen brings to our Board significant experience in restaurant operations and brand management.

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