Market Overview

FAT Brands Welcomes Rebecca D. Hershinger as Chief Financial Officer


Experienced Senior Finance Executive Joins Rapidly Growing West
Coast-Based Franchisor

FAT (Fresh. Authentic. Tasty.) Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:FAT)
("FAT Brands" or the "Company") announces the hiring of Rebecca D.
Hershinger as Chief Financial Officer of FAT Brands. As the
newest addition to the executive team, Hershinger will work alongside
longstanding President and Chief Executive Officer Andy Wiederhorn to
support financial and strategic goals for the Company. Ron Roe will
continue as Senior Vice President of Finance for the Company, focusing
on the integration of FAT Brands' recent and future acquisitions.

Hershinger brings over 20 years of experience and expertise in finance,
accounting, strategic planning, and public reporting to FAT Brands,
most recently serving as Chief Financial Officer for Genius Brands
International, Inc., a publicly-traded children's animation studio that
creates and licenses multimedia content for toddlers to tweens. In her
previous role, Hershinger oversaw all corporate finance and accounting
activities, acted as primary liaison with external auditors for
quarterly reviews and annual audits, and developed and enhanced internal
controls. Hershinger is adept in reporting for public companies,
championing corporate development activities, directing regulatory
compliance, and risk management. She has cultivated these skills over
the course of her career in the finance field through roles at JP Morgan
Chase & Co., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., SpectrumDNA, Inc., and Genius
Brands as well as CFO Advisory Services, Inc., an accounting and
business advisory consultancy she founded.

"I can't imagine a more exciting time to join FAT Brands," said
Rebecca D. Hershinger, Chief Financial Officer of FAT Brands.
"The vivid history and rich culture of brands, such as Fatburger, paired
with the international reach of the Company's six fast casual and casual
dining restaurants, brings great opportunity where I can utilize my
financial background to continue to advance our existing portfolio,
while looking forward to future acquisitions and expansion."

"Rebecca brings incredible skills to our finance team from her previous
experience scaling high-growth companies, where she provided unmatched
finance vision, leadership and strategy to help these organizations
reach the next level," said Andy Wiederhorn, President and CEO of FAT
. "Rebecca is a tremendous asset to the FAT Brands team,
and she will play an instrumental role as we continue our rapid growth."

For more information, please visit

Fresh. Authentic. Tasty. Brands

FAT Brands (NASDAQ:FAT) is a leading global franchising company that
strategically acquires, markets and develops fast casual and casual
dining restaurant concepts around the world. The Company currently owns
six restaurant brands, Fatburger, Buffalo's Cafe, Buffalo's Express,
Hurricane Grill & Wings, and Ponderosa and Bonanza Steakhouses, that
have over 360 locations open and more than 300 under development in 32

View Comments and Join the Discussion!