<!–[if !mso]> <! st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } –> Atlanta-based AFC Enterprises Inc., franchisor of Popeyes chicken restaurants has named Andrew G. Skehan chief operating officer of the chain’s international division.

Popeyes operates 1,997 restaurants, 397 of them outside the U.S.

Mr. Skehan joins AFC Enterprises from Wendys/Arbys Group Inc., where he worked as COO of the international division from 2009. Before taking that position he was president of Europe, Middle East, and Africa for Quiznos Restaurants LLC.

He received a bachelor of science degree from the United States Naval Academy and served as an officer in the Navy. Mr. Skehan also has a master’s in business administration from the University of Rhode Island.

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