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Mr. Clyde Rucker

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Background

Employment History

  • Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
    Quiznos
  • Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
    Quiznos
  • Executive Vice President and Chief
    Quiznos
  • Senior Vice President
    Burger King Corporation
  • Senior Vice President of Global Communications and External Affairs
    Burger King Corporation
  • Senior Vice President, Chief Support Officer
    Burger King Corporation
  • Senior Vice President and Head
    Disaster Recovery Team
  • Roles
    Arby's and KFC
  • Regional Operations Consultant for Franchising Operations In the Division of Triarc Companies
    Arby's and KFC
  • Vice President
    Diversity Business Enterprises
  • Chief of Staff and Senior Vice President
    Diversity Business Enterprises
  • Executive Assistant To the President of North America and Vice President
    Diversity Business Enterprises

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board of Trustees
    Florida Memorial University

Education

  • master's of science degree
    Central Michigan University
  • bachelor's degree
    University of Colorado Boulder
  • bachelor's degree
    University of Colorado at Boulder
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Clyde Rucker - ...
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Clyde Rucker - Rucker is CEO of 56 Jack in the Box restaurants. With deep experience in the restaurant business, Rucker has worked with Burger King Corporation, where he held several positions including Vice President, Diversity Business Enterprise, Vice President, Central Region, SVP Chief of Staff, SVP Global Communications and External Affairs. He has also held Executive Leadership and management positions with top-tier restaurant brands including Quiznos, Arbys' Division of Triarc Companies and the PepsiCo/Kentucky Fried Chicken division.
Clyde Rucker is a franchisee of ...
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Clyde Rucker is a franchisee of 56 Jack in the Box restaurants in the Austin, Texas, and Phoenix markets. Before becoming a franchisee, he spent 3 years with Quiznos Corp., where he last served as Executive Vice President, overseeing operations of 4,500 restaurants. Before Quiznos, he spent more than 12 years with Burger King Corp. in a variety of strategic positions, last serving as Senior Vice President of Global Communications and External Affairs. While there, he worked to optimize relationships with franchisees, franchise associations, local communities, and employees. He also oversaw business development for minority franchisees and suppliers, franchise relations, diversity employment, and training; and managed the operations for 2,000 franchise restaurants covering 14 states with approximately $2 billion in annual sales. Before Burger King, Clyde served as a Regional Operations Consultant for Franchising Operations in the Arby's Division of Triarc Companies. Before that, he held a number of key management positions within the PepsiCo/Kentucky Fried Chicken division. He began his career by serving in the United States Army for nearly 3 years, where he achieved the rank of Captain in the Army Inactive Ready Reserve. He received a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and an MS degree from Central Michigan University.
Forbes - Quiznos, one of the ...
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Forbes - Quiznos, one of the nation's fastest-growing quick service restaurant chains, today announced the appointment of Clyde Rucker as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, effective May 29, 2007.Mr. Rucker will report directly to ... Related words: Quiznos Names Clyde Rucker Executive Vice President Chief
COO Forum: Welcome
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Quiznos Appoints Clyde Rucker as COO to Help Bring Franchisee Profitability
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DENVER (Blue MauMau) - In broadcasting the appointment of Clyde Rucker as its executive vice president and chief operating officer, Quiznos prefaced its announcement with the following statement: "Deep operations expertise and creating a positive culture that promotes success are key attributes Rucker brings to support franchisee profitability."
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DENVER (Blue MauMau) - In broadcasting the appointment of Clyde Rucker as its executive vice president and chief operating officer, Quiznos prefaced its announcement with the following statement: "Deep operations expertise and creating a positive culture that promotes success are key attributes Rucker brings to support franchisee profitability."
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President Dave Deno said in the announcement that Rucker was dedicated to Quiznos' mission of improving franchise owners profitability, so they can realize the full potential of their brand.
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"Clyde is an incredible leader who is committed to operations excellence and consistently delivering a gold standard experience in every restaurant.He knows the importance that great operations and strong franchise relations play in building sales."
Rucker joined the toasted sub franchise chain in May 2007, as its chief administrative officer.He is also president of Quiznos' Latin America division and will continue in that role.He joined Quiznos in May 2007, after serving as Burger KIng Corporation's vice president for its central region, managing the operations of over 2,000 restaurants covering 14 states, with approximately $2 billion in annual sales.Prior to that he had worked for Arby's and KFC, in a variety of roles from operations to new channel development.
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Quiznos named Clyde Rucker executive vice president and COO on Thursday.
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Rucker and his Latin American Division team have signed and pending agreements in Brazil, the Dominican Republic and Ecuador, and seek agreements in Mexico.
Rucker joined Quiznos in May 2007 as chief administrative officer.
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Rucker earned a bachelor's degree at the University of Colorado Boulder and a master's of science degree from Central Michigan University.
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Quiznos Appoints Clyde Rucker Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
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DENVER, Sep 25, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Quiznos, one of the nation's premier quick service restaurant chains and pioneer of the toasted sandwich, today announced that Clyde Rucker has been named to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.
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Prior to this appointment, Mr. Rucker served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer and President, Latin America.He will maintain his role as President, Latin America."Clyde is an incredible leader who is committed to operations excellence and consistently delivering a gold standard experience in every restaurant," said Dave Deno, President and CEO, Quiznos.
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Clyde is dedicated to our mission of improving franchise owner profitability, so we can realize the full potential of our brand."
In this important role, Mr. Rucker will be responsible for field operations and operations services.In addition, he will also continue to be responsible for the Latin American Division, where he and his team have expanded the Quiznos brand with signed and pending agreements in Brazil, the Dominican Republic and Ecuador and are moving to establish agreements in Mexico.
"Clyde's appointment is just another example of how we continue to build Quiznos world-class management team under Dave's leadership," said Greg Brenneman, Executive Chairman, Quiznos.
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"Clyde has very deep operating experience and a true heart for franchise owners and franchise owner profitability.He will bring enormous energy, passion, commitment and expertise to the COO role."
Mr. Rucker joined Quiznos in May 2007, as the Chief Administrative Officer of the company.
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During a large part of that time, Clyde served as VP for the central region, managing the operations of over 2,000 restaurants covering 14 states, with approximately $2 billion in annual sales.Before joining Burger King, Mr. Rucker worked with Arby's and KFC, where he successfully fulfilled a variety of roles from operations to new channel development.
"I'm convinced, now more than ever, that Quiznos has an incredible opportunity to expand globally as well as to become an even stronger brand and more profitable enterprise for franchise owners," said Mr. Rucker.
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Mr. Rucker has been well recognized for his professional achievements, including being awarded Corporate Executive of the Year-Summer 2005, Top 100 Blacks in Corporate America, Black Professionals Magazine-2005-2006, and Most Influential- Whos Who in Black South Florida.He is also a member of the 100 Black Men of America and holds a seat on the Board of Trustees for Florida Memorial University, a private, historically Black institution with a culturally diverse student body.
Mr. Rucker was educated in Colorado, completing his bachelor's degree at the University of Colorado at Boulder.He received his master's of science degree from Central Michigan University.
"With multicultural consumers comprising ...
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"With multicultural consumers comprising nearly 40 percent of our customer base, we've made it a priority to have the makeup of those doing business within the Burger King system, from franchisees to suppliers, reflect the makeup of our customers," says Clyde Rucker, senior vice president and chief support officer, Burger King Corp.
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