Long John Silver’s has named James O’Reilly CEO, effective March 2, the company said Tuesday.
O’Reilly replaces Mike Kern, who left the Louisville, Ky.-based company last fall after serving as CEO for three years. In 2011, Long John Silver’s was sold by Yum! Brands Inc. to LJS Partners LLC, a consortium of investors and franchisees, including Kern.
Company officials said Kern left after a “mutual decision to provide