Good Times Restaurants Inc. announced the departure of its Chief Executive Officer, Boyd Hoback and his resignation from the company’s board of directors. The company named Ryan Zink, its current Chief Financial Officer, as acting CEO. Zink is a candidate for the permanent CEO position and will also remain the company’s CFO until a permanent CEO is named.

“We are grateful to Boyd for his many invaluable contributions to Good Times as Chief Executive Officer and during his 30 plus year tenure at the company. As a founder of the Good Times brand, Boyd will always be indelibly linked to the company and deservedly so,” says Geoff Bailey, chairman of the board of directors of Good Times. “It goes without saying that we wish Boyd all the best in his future endeavors.”

“Good Times is a first-class organization with an exciting future, and I am proud of my legacy there. I will sincerely miss all of the company’s various constituents that I have gotten to know and worked closely with during my leadership of Good Times, including our customers, management team and employees,” Hoback adds. “I wish the company the very best and look forward to my next chapter.”

“We want to thank Ryan for stepping up to fill the role of Chief Executive Officer on an acting basis. Ryan’s familiarity with the company, his financial responsibilities and his role across the organization makes him a logical choice to serve as our top executive at this time, and his broad understanding of the needs and character of our organization will be of great value as we pursue filling the permanent CEO role,” Bailey says.

Good Times Restaurants Inc. owns, operates, franchises, and licenses 38 Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar restaurants through its wholly-owned subsidiaries. Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar is a full service, upscale, “small box” restaurant concept featuring a chef driven menu of gourmet signature burgers, chopped salads, appetizers and sandwiches with a full bar and a focus on a selection of craft microbrew beers in a high energy atmosphere that appeals to a broad consumer base.

Additionally, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Good Times Restaurants Inc. operates and franchises a regional quick service restaurant chain consisting of 34 Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard restaurants, located primarily in Colorado.

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