Richard Lynch moves over from marketing post to accept new position at the quick-service chain.

Popeyes appointed Richard Lynch its new chief global brand officer. Lynch, who joined Popeyes in 2008, previously served as the quick service chain's chief marketing officer.

Prior to joining Popeyes, Lynch served as principal of GO, LLC, a marketing consulting firm specializing in restaurant and food retail, where he developed brand strategy for concepts including Burger King, Ruby Tuesday and Buffalo Wild Wings.