HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MIRUS, the leader in exception-based restaurant management solutions for multi-unit restaurant chains, has recently appointed former McDonald's executive Arnold L. Hansmann as its new Chairman of the Board of Directors.
In announcing the selection, MIRUS
President Dave Bennett states, "The company growth is gaining momentum: Arnie Hansmann has helped shape our strategic initiatives in his
past seven years as a Board member and he's
the perfect leader for our Board of Directors and our company now."Mr. Hansmann
will be officially introduced to MIRUS
users from all over the US at its upcoming users meeting in Las Vegas in early October.Hansmann spent 14 years with McDonald's Corporation, the world's largest food service company, initially as International Controller with responsibility for development of standardized world-wide processes for managing and reporting profitability.Subsequently, as McDonald's Assistant Vice President for Corporate Development, he organized and staffed the Acquisitions Department responsible for transactions worldwide, developed the company's process for screening of acquisition candidates, including valuation, and led acquisition teams in more than a dozen countries.
Notable projects included Burghy's in Italy, Aroma Cafes in the UK, and Chipotle Mexican Grill in the U.S.
As a team builder who partners successfully with field management to achieve world-class growth, Hansmann
has brought extensive, operationally oriented financial experience to the MIRUS
board - particularly important to the company's solid growth as a provider of "software as a service" (SaaS).The MIRUS
service has proven itself in a growing number of major national and regional brand restaurant operations.Managers on all levels of a restaurant chain can generate more actionable, more results-driven information about their units.Hansmann
has participated in all aspects of the company's strategy development and implementation, adding significant value in re-positioning MIRUS
to survive the industry shakeout in the early part of the decade and its focus on Business Intelligence.As a result, thousands of restaurants have been added to the MIRUS service base since Hansmann joined the MIRUS Board in 2000.
is a special company, with a specialized web-based, hosted solution for the food service industry," says Hansmann