Huddle House Announces Tim Linderman as Chief Development Officer

Seasoned Franchising Executive to Spearhead Brand’s Franchise Development Efforts

Huddle House, the nation’s iconic neighborhood restaurant and gathering place, announced today the appointment of Tim Linderman as Chief Development Officer.

“Tim is a seasoned leader and an exceptional fit for Huddle House’s Executive Leadership team,” said Michael Abt, CEO of Huddle House. “He joins us with an expansive amount of experience in the franchise industry that will be instrumental in rapidly amplifying our development efforts.”

As Huddle House’s new CDO, Linderman is responsible for the oversight and direction of all of the brand’s franchise development efforts, including franchise sales, real estate, franchise marketing and more. As part of the Executive Leadership team, Linderman also plays a key role in providing guidance on corporate strategic direction, policies and the brand’s steady forward momentum.

Prior to joining Huddle House, Linderman spent more than 17 years in the franchise industry, serving in various development roles for Marble Slab Creamery, Arby’s, Primrose School and most recently Global Franchise Group, LLC, where he oversaw franchise sales for Great American Cookies, Marble Slab Creamery, Pretzelmaker, MaggieMoo’s and Hot Dog on a Stick. His proven track record of growing brands through franchising will be influential in accelerating Huddle House’s expansion in key markets throughout the country.

The addition of Linderman to Huddle House underscores the brand’s commitment to continued growth and evolution in 2019 and beyond.

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