Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. Announces the Appointment of Richard H. Lynch as Chief Executive Officer

May 12, 2017

Richard H. Lynch

Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. (OTC Pink:GCFB) today announced that Richard H. Lynch (Dick), a member of its Board of Directors, has been appointed as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Interim CEO, Rob Doran, will continue to serve as a member of Granite City’s Board of Directors.

Lynch is a restaurant industry veteran who served as the Chief Brand Officer for Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen for the past nine years. Lynch architected the brand transformation that led to Popeyes’ resurgence in the QSR space, and ultimately, its acquisition by Restaurant Brands International, Inc. earlier this