Having words with Panera’s Ron Shaich

RICHMOND HEIGHTS Mo. Panera Bread Co. chief executive Ron Shaich will step down next May and be replaced by co-chief operating officer Bill Moreton. Shaich, who co-founded the bakery-café concept 28 years ago, will become executive chairman of the board, and the changes will occur at the company’s next annual meeting on May 13, 2010.

Shaich said the move had been under discussion with the company’s senior management for years and would allow him “to

Register to view the full article

Register to view this article

TAGS: News
Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.