Noodles & Company Names Mark A. Mears as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

June 25, 2015

Mark Mears

Broomfield, CO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Noodles & Company (“Noodles” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:NDLS) today announced that Mark A. Mears will be joining Noodles & Company as its Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer effective July 20, 2015. Mr. Mears has over 20 years of marketing and brand positioning experience. He will be responsible for the strategic marketing direction of Noodles & Company and will report directly to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Noodles & Company, Kevin Reddy.

“Mark possesses significant expertise in successfully defining and driving the marketing direction for accomplished restaurant brands in the fast-casual and…