Sonic Chief Marketing Officer Departs

February 8, 2017

Todd Smith

Oklahoma City, OK  (RestaurantNews.com)  Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that Todd Smith, president and chief marketing officer, will resign from the position effective March 9, 2017. Smith will serve in a transition role through that date and then will pursue an entrepreneurial opportunity outside of the quick-service restaurant industry. A search is underway to fill the chief marketing position and those duties will be allocated among current members of management in the interim.

“In Todd’s nearly five years at SONIC, he shifted our marketing strategy to deploy digital communications both onlot