Before joining Brinker, Roberts served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for NBC's Universal Parks & Resorts. He is also a 17-year veteran of Darden Restaurants, Inc., where he held numerous senior level positions including Executive Vice President of Marketing for the Red Lobster brand.Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), is one of the world's leading casual dining restaurant companies, serving more than one million guests daily. Founded in 1975 and based in Dallas, Texas, Brinker owns or franchises 1,585 restaurants under the names Chili's® Grill & Bar (1,540 restaurants) and Maggiano's Little Italy ® (45 restaurants). Brinker also holds a minority investment in Romano's Macaroni Grill ®. For more information, visit www.brinker.com. SOURCE Brinker International, Inc.