New Smashburger CEO wants to take brand into new era

New Smashburger CEO wants to take brand into new era

Michael Nolan promises to take 365-unit chain to next level of growth

Michael Nolan isn’t a revolutionary. The longtime industry veteran, who was elevated from chief development officer to president and CEO of Smashburger on Wednesday, doesn’t see the need for immediate, major changes at the 365-unit better-burger chain.

“I am a committed evolutionist, versus a revolutionist,” Nolan told Nation’s Restaurant News. “There’s no need for radical, drastic change at Smashburger. And it doesn’t fit my managemen

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