Ned Lyerly

Senior Vice President of Global Franchise Development

Ned Lyerly was named Senior Vice President of Global Franchise Development in August 2006.  Lyerly’s duties expand on his role as Senior Vice President of the Company’s international division, as he currently oversees franchise development for the Carl’s Jr., and Hardee’s brands in the United States and around the world.

Previous Positions:  Vice President International (CKE Restaurants, Inc.), Director – International Finance and Marketing (Hardee’s Food Systems, Inc), Director – International Finance (Hardee’s Food Systems, Inc.), Director – Domestic Finance (Hardee’s Food Systems, Inc.), Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis (Imasco USA, Inc. / Hardee’s Food Systems, Inc.)

Professional Summary: Franchise professional specializing in the restaurant industry’s quick service restaurant segment.  Key strengths include franchise system development, international, and a multifunctional knowledge base that includes executive management, franchise operations, marketing, development, franchise sales and finance.

Professional Designations:  Chairman – IFA’s International Committee, Member IFA Global Marketing Task Force, Former Chairman of the Board – Carl’s Jr. Asian Development Corporation, Former Board Member – Carl’s Jr. Asian Development Corporation

Education:  Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill