Tim Linderman has been named chief development officer of Huddle House, with responsibility for franchise development efforts including sales, real estate, and marketing, the Atlanta-based family dining chain said Monday.
Most recently, Linderman was chief development officer at Global Franchise Group, LLC, where he oversaw franchise sales for Great American Cookies, Marble Slab Creamery, Pretzelmaker, MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream, and Treatery and Hot Dog on a Stick.
Prior to that, he was director of franchise development for Primrose School Franchising Company, and before that, he held that same position at Arby’s.
“Tim is a seasoned leader and an exceptional fit for Huddle House’s Executive Leadership Team,” Huddle House CEO Michael Abt said in a release. “He joins us with an expansive amount of experience in the franchise industry that will be instrumental in rapidly amplifying our development efforts.”
Linderman’s appointment comes just a few months after the chain of more than 340 restaurants named a new chief operating officer and supply chain officer through internal promotions and hired its first director of digital marketing.
According to Nation’s Restaurant News’ Top 200 census, Huddle House had sales of $245 million in 2018.