Potbelly hires Yum vet Lewis as CEO

CHICAGO Aylwin Lewis, the former chief executive officer of Kmart and its parent company, has joined Potbelly Sandwich Works as president and CEO, officials of the fast-casual chain said Thursday.

Founder and former CEO Bryant Keil said he had been searching for his own replacement for some time and chose Lewis, an alumnus of Yum! Brands Inc., because “he was the right person for the job and it was the right time to pass the baton.” Keil will continue on as chairma

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