Cheryl A. Bachelder
Ms. Bachelder is a restaurant industry executive who brings to the board over 40 years of retail brand building, guest experience, human capital, operations and financial perspective from her recent leadership of a global public company. She served as interim chief executive officer of Pier 1 from December 2018 to November 2019.
Retail and Consumer Executive Experience
Ms. Bachelder served as Chief Executive Officer of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., a quick service restaurant with more than 2,600 locations worldwide, from 2007 to 2017. From January 2001 to September 2003, she served as the President and Chief Concept Officer for KFC Corporation in Louisville, Kentucky, where she was directly responsible for the U.S. business. From June 1995 to December 2000, Ms. Bachelder served as Vice President, Marketing and Product Development for Domino's Pizza, Inc. Prior thereto, she held multiple executive positions with consumer industry companies including RJR Nabisco Inc., The Gillette Company and Procter & Gamble Co.
Ms. Bachelder currently serves as a director and nominating and corporate governance committee member of US Foods Holding Corp., a leading food service distributor, and as a director of Chick-fil-A, Inc., a family owned and privately held restaurant company based in Atlanta, Georgia. She previously served on the board of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. from November 2006 to March 2017 and on the board of True Value Company from July 2006 through February 2013.