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Business Insider: Paul Brown is Assembling a Restaurant Empire

April 16, 2019
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.