DALLAS, September 10, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Wingstop (Nasdaq: WING), the leading technology-driven restaurant brand with more than 1,600 locations worldwide, announced the expanded role of Nicolas boudet at SVP of Global Development in addition to his current role, President of International.
“Since his arrival in 2018, Nicolas has had a profound impact on Wingstop’s international presence, pioneering the UK market and laying the incredible foundation for global growth,” said the Chairman and CEO. Charlie morrison. “Nicolas’s solid background in developing major brands will help catapult Wingstop to realize our stated vision of becoming one of the top 10 global restaurant brands. “
In addition to the launch of Wingstop in the UK, Nicolas’ market leadership included Wingstop’s first foray into ghost kitchens – a strategy the brand continues to replicate in the US. He also helped oversee the expansion of Wingstop Mexico’s development agreement, which will double the current market presence and translate to 200 restaurants by 2028, as well as the brand’s entry into the Canadian market. which is expected to take place in early 2022.
Before joining Wingstop, Nicolas was president of the international group for the FOCUS brands and previously director of development, director of franchise for Taco Bell US as well as director of development, Latin America and Caribbean for Yum! Brands. His impressive accomplishments and roles in a variety of QSR brands have positioned him as a respected leader in both the international and development space.
Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Addison, TX, Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ: WING) operates and franchises more than 1,600 locations worldwide. The Wing Experts are dedicated to serving the flavor of the world through an unparalleled customer experience and offering of classic wings, boneless wings and tenderloins, always cooked to order and in sauce by hand in the choice of fans of 11 bold and distinctive flavors. The Wingstop’s menu also offers signature sides, including fresh cut and seasoned fries and freshly made blue cheese and ranch dips.
In fiscal 2020, Wingstop’s system-wide sales grew 28.8% year-on-year to approximately $ 2.0 billion, marking 17th consecutive year of same-store sales growth , and Wingstop has achieved a return of over 700% for shareholders since its initial public offering in 2015. With the ambition to become one of the world’s top 10 restaurant brands, its system is made up of franchisees independent, which represent around 98% of the total number of Wingstop restaurants of 1,624 in June 26, 2021. During the closed fiscal quarter June 26, 2021, Wingstop opened 45 new net restaurants, an increase of 13.1%, and announced a 2.1% increase in national same-store sales. During the closed fiscal quarter June 26, 2021, Wingstop generated 64.5% of sales through digital channels including Wingstop.com and the Wingstop app.
One of the keys to Wingstop’s success is the Wingstop Way, which includes a core value system of being authentic, entrepreneurial, service-oriented and fun. This value system extends to its environmental, social and governance platform as Wingstop seeks to bring value to all stakeholders.
The company has been ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine’s “150 Fastest Growing Franchises” and “Best Franchises in the World” (2020), Franchise Business Review’s “Best Food Franchises” (2020), and “Top 200 restaurant chains ”from Nation’s Restaurant News (2020),“ Top 100 Movers & Shakers ”from Fast Casual (2020), and nominated for a Stevie Awards for Great Employers (2020).
For more information, visit www.wingstop.com or www.wingstop.com/own-a-wingstop and follow @Wingstop on Twitter and Instagram and on Facebook.com/Wingstop. Learn more about Wingstop’s involvement in its local communities at www.wingstopcharities.org.
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