This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

Bloomin' Brands, Inc. Appoints James R. Craigie To The Board Of Directors

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLMN) today announced the appointment of James R. Craigie, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) to its Board of Directors effective November 15, 2013. Mr. Craigie will also join the Audit Committee.

"Jim is a recognized leader of consumer brands and we are fortunate to have him join our Board of Directors," said Elizabeth Smith, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Bloomin' Brands. "Innovation, especially in competitive business environments, has been a key driver in Jim's impressive career. His insight will help guide us as we continue to drive long-term growth and shareholder value," said Ms. Smith.

"I admire the consumer appeal of this restaurant portfolio, and look forward to joining the Board of Directors," said Mr. Craigie. "In addition, I'm confident that Liz's domestic and international expertise will continue to help guide long-term sustainable growth."

Mr. Craigie is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Church & Dwight Co., Inc., a developer and marketer of a broad range of household and personal care consumer products and specialty products. He joined the company in 2004. He has also held senior management positions with Spalding and Kraft Foods and served with the U.S. Navy/Department of Energy as an officer for six years. Mr. Craigie is a member of the Boards of Directors of Meredith Corporation, Solazyme Corporation and The Gettysburg Foundation.

About Bloomin' Brands, Inc.

Bloomin' Brands, Inc. is one of the largest casual dining restaurant companies in the world. The portfolio of five founder-inspired brands is comprised of Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar and Roy's with nearly 1,500 restaurants in 48 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and 21 countries.  For more information, visit bloominbrands.com.

CONTACT: Cathie Koch
         Vice President, Corporate Communications
         (813) 830-5127

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,172.68 -107.06 -0.62%
S&P 500 1,994.29 -16.11 -0.80%
NASDAQ 4,527.6890 -52.10 -1.14%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs