Seasoned professional brings more than 30 years of QSR operations expertise to bakery cafe chain
Aug. 21, 2013
/PRNewswire/ - Tim Hortons
has recently named
to the position of Vice President of U.S. Operations.
Mench brings more than 30 years of restaurant industry experience in the quick-serve and fast-casual categories to the chain's U.S. operations. Mench most recently worked with an organization that operates multi QSR units. During his time with the organization, Mench led a team responsible for implementing new systems and controls across the restaurant concepts.
"Larry is a hands-on and passionate executive operations leader," said
, executive vice president Tim Hortons U.S. "He comes to us with a wealth of experience to draw upon in order to continue to grow the brand in the U.S."
Among the roles held prior to his most recent position, Mench played a key leadership role in franchise development and operations with Five Guys Enterprises as the chain expanded throughout
. He has also served as Director of Operations with Zeppe's, Director of HR & Training with RTM Restaurant Group (the largest franchisee of Arby's) and as a business consultant with
Mench is a graduate of the
University of Pittsburgh
. He and his wife of 26 years, Keely, currently reside in
. They have three college-age children.
About Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop
is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in
based on market capitalization. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry,
appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, espresso-based beverages, specialty teas, home-style soups, fresh sandwiches, grilled panini, wraps, hot breakfast sandwiches and fresh baked goods, including our trademark donuts. As of
June 30, 2013
had 807 restaurants in
the United States
and 4,304 restaurants systemwide. To learn more about Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop, visit
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