Larry Ryback Appointed Chief Operating Officer of P.F. Chang's
P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFCB) today announced the appointment of Larry Ryback as Chief Operating Officer of the P.F. Chang's concept, effective March 2012. Mr. Ryback has more than 20 years of restaurant operations experience and currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ: KONA), an American grill and sushi bar based in Scottsdale, Arizona.
“We are thrilled to welcome Larry as COO of P.F. Chang's,” said Lane Cardwell, President of the P.F. Chang's concept. “I am excited to work with him as we continue to elevate and evolve the P.F. Chang's brand for the future. Larry is philosophically aligned with the key factors that have been the hallmarks of our success: strong operations, culinary execution, hospitality and development of people. We admire the significant impact of his efforts during his tenure at Kona Grill and look forward to leveraging his skills as we continue to move our brand forward.”
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