California Pizza Kitchen

California Pizza Kitchen Names G.J. Hart New CEO

California Pizza Kitchen Inc. (CPK), home to the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and other hearth-baked pizzas, made-to-order pastas, and creative salads, announced that G.J. Hart was named its president, CEO, and executive chairman. He will succeed Rick Rosenfield and Larry Flax, CPK’s cofounders. CPK was acquired by Golden Gate Capital on July 7.