Atlanta-based Church’s Chicken has named a new president for its U.S. operations.

John Bowie will oversee all company and franchise restaurants. He joins the company from Friendly’s Ice Cream Corp., where from 2007 he served as senior vice president responsible for more than 500 restaurants.

Before that, he spent 13 years at Wendy’s International.

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