SONC - Sonic Corp.

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Sonic Corp.

300 Johnny Bench Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
United States

SectorConsumer Cyclical
Full Time Employees6,173

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. J. Clifford HudsonChairman & CEO2.6M6.96M1954
Ms. Claudia S. San PedroPres878.59kN/A1969
Ms. Paige S. BassSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Assistant Corp. Sec.718.81k1.31M1969
Mr. E. Edward SarochSr. VP of Franchise RelationsN/AN/A1957
Mr. John H. Budd IIIExec. VP and Chief Strategy & Bus. Devel. Officer945.57kN/A1967
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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.


Sonic Corp. operates and franchises a chain of quick-service drive-in restaurants in the United States. As of August 31, 2017, the company operated 3,593 Sonic Drive-Ins in 45 states, of which 228 were owned and operated by the company and 3,365 were owned and operated by franchisees. The company also owns and leases 135 properties; and sublease 53 properties to franchisees and other parties. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Corporate Governance

Sonic Corp.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of May 1, 2018 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 8; 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.