Sonic appoints new executive

Sonic Corp. appoints new chief marketing officer

Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Sonic drive-in restaurant chain named James O'Reilly as senior vice president and chief marketing officer Friday.

O'Reilly worked most recently as chief concept officer at bagel company Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Inc., where he managed the company's marketing, information technology, research and development. Prior to his time three years there, he worked for Yum Brands, which owns the KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut chains.

Sonic Corp., based in Oklahoma City, operates more than 3,500 restaurants nationwide.

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