Wingstop Appoints Craig Sherwood Vice President of US Development

Wingstop has announced the appointment of Craig Sherwood as Senior Vice President of US Development. Craig will lead national development and focus on executing Wingstop’s national development program through new and existing franchisees as the brand expands its footprint in the United States.

“I am thrilled to have Craig join the brand at such a crucial time as we seek to grow our base from over 1,600 restaurants to over 4,000 across the country,” said Michael Skipworth, President and Chief Operating Officer. Wingstop direction. “With an average unit volume of $1.6 million and our industry-leading unit economy, our franchisees continue to reinvest in Wingstop and position us with a strong national pipeline fueling Wingstop’s development growth. We have plenty of white space across the country, and Craig’s leadership and experience in developing national franchises makes him an incredible asset to our brand.”

Craig previously served as Vice President of US Development at Little Caesars Enterprises Inc., where he oversaw all aspects of national franchise development, real estate and construction. He was also Director of Development at Gold’s Gym and held various development-focused positions at other franchise brands, including Sonic Drive-In and Yum! Trademarks.

Wingstop’s compelling business model delivers industry-leading returns to its franchisees and fueled record development for the brand in 2022, opening a record 127 net new units for the first half of 2022, and has a target of over 7,000 restaurants around the world.

The news and information presented in this release has not been corroborated by WTWH Media LLC.

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