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Preston Atkinson

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Chief Executive Officer

Local Address: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
Whataburger Inc.
300 Concord Plaza Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78216
United States

Company Description: Yes, Whataburger restaurants make fresh burgers and great food, but there is much more to our company. We expect a lot from our employees and consider them our own...   more

Employment History

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Both of them have proven their ..., 7 Jan 2014 [cached]
Both of them have proven their exceptional capabilities over their years with Whataburger and I'm confident they'll play an integral role in Whataburger's next chapter of growth," said Whataburger Chief Executive Officer Preston Atkinson.
Holiday Basketball Tradition Returns to Fort Worth for the 54th Year, 13 Dec 2011 [cached]
"Whataburger is proud to sponsor this tournament and give exceptional high school athletes a chance to compete with teams they might otherwise not play in the course of the normal season," said Whataburger President and Chief Operating Officer Preston Atkinson. "We believe in both the spirit of competition and cooperation and look forward to working alongside the hundreds of athletes, coaches, fans, parents, tournament staff and volunteers that make the tournament a success."
As a new element this year, Whataburger will present three scholarships at the conclusion of the tournament, one to each division's winning team.
"The tournament provides these top students the opportunity to showcase their athletic excellence," Atkinson said.
"We're incredibly pleased with the ..., 13 May 2013 [cached]
"We're incredibly pleased with the enthusiastic response from customers of both Whataburger and H-E-B," said Whataburger President and CEO Preston Atkinson.
We look forward to seeing each ..., 30 Oct 2012 [cached]
We look forward to seeing each of them continue to excel in their expanded leadership roles as they help Whataburger move forward in this next phase of growth," said Whataburger Chief Executive Officer Preston Atkinson.
Family-owned Whataburger has focused on its fresh, made-to-order burgers and friendly customer service since 1950 when Harmon Dobson opened the first Whataburger as a small roadside burger stand in Corpus Christi, Texas. Dobson gave his restaurant a name he hoped to hear customers say every time they took a bite of his made-to-order burgers: "What a burger!
As Preston Atkinson, current ..., 31 Oct 2011 [cached]
As Preston Atkinson, current president and chief operating officer, prepares to step into his new role as president and CEO, Whataburger announced a slate of promotions within its executive leadership team, to take effect January 3, 2012.
"As a company, we are so fortunate to have such a strong and solid leadership team," said Atkinson. "I am fully confident that as we continue to grow our business, this team of talented, visionary leaders will ensure that we stay true to the core values and guiding principles that got us where we are today - proudly serving our loyal customers fresh, high-quality products with a smile, every time."
As previously announced in June 2011, Atkinson, who has been with Whataburger for more than 12 years, will assume the role of President and CEO on January 3, 2012.
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