Boudet’s role will include operations management, franchise development, supply chain and marketing. / Photo courtesy of Shutterstock
Nicolas Boudet has joined Dairy Queen as Chief Operating Officer, International. In this role, Boudet will lead business in more than 20 countries outside of the United States and Canada. His role will include operations management, franchise development, supply chain and marketing.
Boudet has over 20 years of corporate leadership experience in hospitality and fast food brands.
Most recently, Boudet served as Senior Vice President of Global Development and President of International at Wingstop. He also served as Executive Vice President and International Group President at Focus Brands, leading several concepts including Auntie Anne’s and Cinnabon. Additionally, he has held leadership positions at Yum Brands.
“Our international business is our greatest opportunity for growth and bringing in a strong international franchise leader is paramount to ensuring our future success,” said Troy Bader, president and CEO of International Dairy Queen, in a statement. communicated. “With decades of increasingly successful franchise experience in the quick service restaurant industry, Nicolas Boudet brings a vision and entrepreneurial spirit of growth as we continue to expand in existing countries and to enter new markets.
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