Atlanta-based Church’s Chicken has named a new chief development officer.

Pedro Voyer will be responsible for the restaurant chain’s franchising, business development domestically and abroad, construction, facilities and more.

Fluent in five languages, Mr. Voyer joins Church’s from Burger King Corp., where he was senior vice president for North America and Canada.

As of March, Church’s had 1,700 restaurants in 23 countries with annual sales of $1.2 billion.

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