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Business Insider: Paul Brown is Assembling a Restaurant Empire

By Raj Prashad

Inspire Brands Chief Executive Officer Paul Brown was recently named among Business Insider‘s 100 people transforming the world of business. Paul was identified as a leader “driving real change” after cofounding one of the largest restaurant companies in the United States.

“Paul Brown has turned Arby’s into a juggernaut and a jumping-off point to create a new company in an era when scale is crucial to the restaurant business.” Business Insider

Under Paul’s leadership, Arby’s opened its 1000th restaurant in a new design and in 2018, experienced its best year of sales and unit growth in brand history; Buffalo Wild Wings introduced a transformative restaurant design and unveiled steps to returning the brand to its roots as THE Great American Sports Bar; and Sonic joined the Inspire family of brands following a $2.3B acquisition.

Paul joins a prestigious list of business leaders that includes Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Bob Iger of Disney, Satya Nadella of Microsoft and Stacey Cunningham of the NYSE.