Harsha Agadi has been named interim chief executive of The Krystal Co., according to a company spokeswoman in an e-mail to NRN. He replaces Doug Pendergast, who left the company.
A search for a permanent chief executive is underway, added Agadi, who is currently non-executive chairman of Krystal’s board of directors.
Agadi is a 30-year restaurant industry veteran, who was previously executive chairman of the board of Quiznos. He also oversaw Friendly’s during its 201