Bob Evans Farms Names Doug Benham Executive Chair

August 28, 2015

Bob Evans Farms, Inc. announced that the board of directors has named Douglas N. Benham, former president and chief executive officer of Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc., and a director of Bob Evans since August 2014, to the new position of executive chair. It also announced that Mark Hood, chief financial officer, Mike Townsley, president of BEF Foods, John Fisher, executive vice president and chief concept officer, and Colin Daly, general counsel and secretary, would comprise an office of the chair, reporting to Benham.

This new leadership structure, which became effective August 27, replaces the office of the interim CEO, which…