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Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI)

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140.55-7.83 (-5.28%)
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139.01 -1.54 (-1.10%)
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Darden Restaurants, Inc.

1000 Darden Center Drive
Orlando, FL 32837
United States
407 245 4000

Sector(s)Consumer Cyclical
Full Time Employees156,883

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Eugene I. Lee Jr.CEO & Chairman4.63M8.81M1962
Mr. Ricardo CardenasPres & COO2.11M3.26M1968
Mr. Rajesh VennamSr. VP, CFO & Treasurer874.45kN/A1975
Mr. John Melvin MartinPres of Specialty Restaurant Group1.58MN/A1961
Mr. Todd A. BurrowesPres of Longhorn Steakhouse1.59MN/A1963
Mr. Daniel J. KiernanPres of Olive Garden1.6M1.44M1961
Kyle HolmesManaging PartnerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Jon NoremManaging PartnerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. John RuckerManaging PartnerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Christopher ChangSr. VP & Chief Information OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2021 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Darden Restaurants, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates full-service restaurants in the United States and Canada. As of May 30, 2021, it owned and operated 1,834 restaurants, which included 875 under the Olive Garden, 533 under the LongHorn Steakhouse, 170 under the Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, 81 under the Yard House, 63 under The Capital Grille, 44 under the Seasons 52, 42 under the Bahama Breeze, and 26 under the Eddie V's Prime Seafood brands. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Orlando, Florida.

Corporate Governance

Darden Restaurants, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 26, 2021 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 3; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 3.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.