Bower joins Cosi as chief development officer
April 22, 2008
by Eric Schroeder
DEERFIELD, ILL. — Cosi, Inc. has named Paul Bower chief development officer. Mr. Bower will be responsible for Cosi’s real estate and business development strategy with direct oversight for franchise sales, restaurant development, construction and facilities.
Most recently, Mr. Bower was vice-president of development for Redbox, the DVD rental company that operates a joint venture with McDonald’s Corp. Earlier, he spent 20 years on McDonald’s restaurant development team, primarily focused on real estate management and expansion. He also has been vice-president of real estate for Donatos Pizza Corp.