Carlson Restaurants has named Anita Phillips president and chief operating officer of T.G.I. Friday’s USA.
Phillips had been serving as president and chief operating officer on an interim basis for the Carrollton, Texas-based casual-dining chain since November 2010. In her new capacity, she will report to Nick Shepherd, president and chief executive of Minneapolis-based Carlson Restaurants, Friday’s parent company.
Phillips will be responsible for leading and executi