Industry veteran comes to Fiesta Restaurant from RTM Restaurant Group.

Multi-concept restaurant operator Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRGI) named John Todd its chief development officer. Fiesta Restaurant Group is the owner of the Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana restaurant chains.

In his new role, Todd is responsible for all facets of Fiesta's real estate and development, including site selection, design and construction of new restaurants, as well as the upgrading and re-imaging of existing facilities.

Todd has spent nearly 20 years in real estate and development with RTM Restaurant Group and later its parent company, Arby's, where he most recently served as that brand's chief development officer.