Johnny Rockets Appoints Harry Yu Senior Director of Information Technology

Nov 20, 2015, 15:16 ET from Johnny Rockets

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnny Rockets, the global restaurant chain, announced today the appointment of Harry Yu to the position of Senior Director of Information Technology. Yu has more than twenty years of experience analyzing, developing and implementing the IT infrastructure and operational improvements for a variety of brands.  

Harry Yu joins the Johnny Rockets team from Amazon.com, where he was responsible for the Amazon fulfillment centers, managing IT operations, services, governance and budget control. He trained and managed a team of engineers and technicians and was part of the group responsible for launching Amazon's world-class fulfillment centers. Prior to joining Amazon.com, Yu headed up IT for Fresh Enterprises, the parent company of Baja Fresh Mexican Grill, La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill and Canyons Burger Company.

"Harry is an important addition to our team," said James Walker, President of Development and Operations at Johnny Rockets.  "Over the last two yeas, Johnny Rockets has become more information and data driven. We are committed to continue our investment in state-of-the-art technology at our restaurant support center and in our restaurants in both domestic and international markets. Harry will be instrumental in helping us align our business strategies with our IT strategies and working with us to build new ways to engage our restaurant guests and our stakeholders."

Harry Yu will report directly to James Walker at Johnny Rockets corporate headquarters in Aliso Viejo, CA.

About Johnny Rockets:
Johnny Rockets is an international restaurant franchise that offers high quality, innovative menu items including fresh, never frozen 100% beef cooked-to-order hamburgers, Veggie Boca® burger, chicken sandwiches, crispy fries and rich, delicious hand-spun shakes and malts. This dynamic lifestyle brand offers friendly service and upbeat music contributing to the chain's signature atmosphere of relaxed, casual fun. Founded in 1986, Johnny Rockets operates more than 330 franchise and corporate locations in 26 countries around the world.  For more information, visit www.johnnyrockets.com.

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