Pei Wei CEO outlines ramped up growth

Pei Wei CEO outlines ramped up growth

Ralph Bower oversees reimaging, expansion in existing markets

Ralph Bower, who was named last year the first CEO of Pei Wei Asian Diner, has spent the past year developing plans for growth and overseeing the expansion of a reimaging program.

The 15-year-old Pei Wei chain, which was created in 2000 as a fast-casual offshoot of the casual-dining P.F. Chang’s China Bistro concept, is updating its menu and adding units, Bower said.

Bower joined Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Pei Wei in August 2014, after

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