Dunkin' Brands (DNKN) - Get Reportannounced Thursday afternoon that CFO Paul Carbone will leave the company on April 21. 

Carbone will leave to take a position within the specialty retail industry. 

Dunkin Finance VP Kate Jaspon has been appointed to take over for Carbone as CFO. 

"Kate is a talented financial executive with a deep understanding of Dunkin' Brands. She has helped lead us through a number of important transactions, including our IPO and follow-on equity offerings, securitization and several debt restructurings, and has overseen the implementation of our enterprise risk management program," Dunkin Brands CEO Nigel Travis said in a statement. 

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