Atlanta, GA (RestaurantNews.com) Schlotzsky’s®, home of The Original® oven-baked sandwich and famous Fresh-from-Scratch® buns, announced today that Claire Quinn has been named vice president, global marketing for the fast-casual restaurant chain.
“Claire’s brand management and leadership positions in both in-house and consulting roles, coupled with her vast retail insight and analytics experience makes her a valuable addition to the FOCUS Brands team,” said Schlotzsky’s president Kelly Roddy. “We look forward to tapping her passion for blending consumer trends and insights with marketing strategy to support sales and growth of the Schlotzsky’s brand.”
Claire Quinn has an extensive marketing background across a range of disciplines, including brand management, marketing strategy, innovation, consumer trends, and marketing analytics and insights. She is also a frequent speaker and instructor at marketing conferences. Quinn spent 18 years with The Coca-Cola Company in marketing leadership roles in its corporate and North America divisions, and received three CMO Special Recognition Awards. Prior to The Coca-Cola Company, she was a consultant with McKinsey & Company, and director of marketing for CIBAVision, a Novartis company. Most recently, Quinn was a principal at Capre Group, a boutique sales and marketing consulting firm serving leading brands and retailers in the consumer packaged goods industry. She started her career in brand management with General Mills.
Quinn is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and earned an MBA from The Wharton School of Business.
Since 1971, Schlotzsky’s® has been the home of The Original® oven-baked sandwich. The menu has evolved with guests’ tastes to include the highest quality hot delicious sandwiches on its legendary Fresh-from-Scratch® oven-baked sourdough buns, gourmet pizzas, Artisan flatbreads, handcrafted Macs, freshly made-to-order salads, savory soups and delicious Cinnabon® treats at co-branded locations. With more than 350 locations worldwide, Schlotzsky’s® is the fast-casual choice for a quick and fresh dining experience. For more information, visit www.schlotzskys.com.