Paris Baguette, announced the hiring of Jack F. Moran as the brand’s Chief Operating Officer. As the newest addition to the Paris Baguette executive team, Jack will further expand the concept’s footprint in the United States, with plans to reach 1,000 domestic restaurants by 2030. In addition, he will streamline the brand’s menu offerings, curating the best sellers and fan-favorites to elevate the overall customer experience.

Moran brings over 20 years of experience to the restaurant management space, both domestically and internationally. Prior to joining Paris Baguette, Moran served as Chief Executive Officer at Le Pain Quotidien USA, where he oversaw the brand’s fiscal, strategic and operational imperatives necessary to grow the 100-unit business. Furthermore, he added more than 35 new locations in a two-year time frame and launched a successful delivery service nationwide, driving incremental sales. Under his leadership, the brand saw aggressive growth in 2017, reversing a negative comp trend.

“I am thrilled to be joining such a unique concept and look forward to building efficiencies across the organization through process innovation” says Moran. “I am eager to expand Paris Baguette’s reach in the United States, while maintaining the Korean heritage and values that has made the brand a household name overseas.”

“Paris Baguette’s top priority is providing high-quality products and a positive customer experience. Jack is a world-class executive who brings a wealth of experience to Paris Baguette, and is the ideal leader to help us achieve our aggressive growth plans in the United States,” adds Hur Young-in, Chief Executive Officer of Paris Baguette Korea. “We look forward to a promising and prosperous future under Jack’s leadership.”

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