BOSTON – When it comes to the food retail industry, Panera CEO Niren Chaudhary has established himself as a clear leader in corporate leadership on a global scale.
With an impressive track record of building leading brands and companies around the world, Mr. Chaudhary joined St. Louis-based Panera Bread as CEO in May 2019. He has since led the business. with passion.
In an exclusive video interview on Chai With Manju, Mr. Chaudhary talks about the changes at Panera, its successes during the pandemic and how to make global brands successful in India.
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In addition to talking about his recipe for success, Mr. Chaudhary shares the story of his daughter who died at the age of 19 and how she influenced her journey as a person and as a professional, working with Priyanka and Farhan. in the Bollywood movie. Sky is Pink, and more: how to make your dreams come true – the secret ingredient.
Mr. Chaudhary joined Panera after leaving Krispy Kreme Donuts, Inc., where he served as Chief Operating Officer and President of the International Division. Prior to that, he spent 23 years with Yum! Brands in a number of positions, most notably as chairman of Yum! India, and most recently as President of KFC Global, where he was responsible for 5,000 stores in 50 countries with sales of $ 5 billion.
He holds a BA in Economics from St. Stephen’s College Delhi, an MBA in Marketing from the University of Delhi and has also completed the Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School.