Jannini to president of The Cheesecake Factory

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CALABASAS HILLS, CALIF. — Michael E. Jannini has been named president of The Cheesecake Factory, Inc. He will be responsible for leading the company’s restaurant operations, marketing, purchasing, quality assurance and guest experience departments.

“Mike’s success in guiding the long-term growth and profitability of a high-quality, consumer-driven brand in the hospitality industry makes him well suited for his role as president of The Cheesecake Factory, Inc.,” said David Overton, chairman and chief executive officer. “Mike is a results-oriented leader who brings a wealth of experience to our company spanning multiple disciplines. He is a strategic thinker and collaborator with service-minded orientation. I am very excited to have Mike join us.”

Mr. Jannini previously spent more than 20 years in management at Marriott International, Inc., most recently as executive vice-president and general manager of global brand strategy and innovation.

David M. Gordon also has been named chief operating officer and Dina R. Barmasse-Gray as senior vice-president of human resources.

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