Sonic Corp. (Nasdaq: SONC – News) today announced that Gabriel “Gabe” Tsampalieros has been named to its board of directors. Tsampalieros is the owner, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Second Cup Coffee Company, Inc., the largest franchisor of specialty coffee cafes in Canada. Founded in 1975, Second Cup has more than 360 locations in Canada and more than 30 international locations.
“Gabe brings relevant franchise, multi-unit retail and management experience to our board. His business and legal background will add significant value to what is already a strong Board of Directors,” said Clifford Hudson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sonic Corp.