SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) today announced that Carol DiRaimo has been promoted to Chief Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Officer. DiRaimo has served as Vice President of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications since joining the company in 2008.
Lenny Comma, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Carol has been a trusted partner amongst our executive leadership team and board of directors. Her unique perspective, out-of-the-box thinking and unwavering passion for our business make her one of the most respected executives at the table.”
“Carol is highly respected by analysts, investors and her peers in the investor relations community, as evidenced by the numerous awards she has received over her career,” added Jerry Rebel, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Jack in the Box won three awards at the IR Magazine U.S. Awards held in March 2017: Best Investor Relations Officer (small & mid-cap); Best Overall Investor Relations (mid-cap); and Best in Sector: Consumer Discretionary. Jack in the Box jumped 62 places to take third place in the overall rankings of IR performance in the U.S. across all sectors and market caps.
In addition, Jack in the Box was recognized in March for the third consecutive year as one of America’s Most Honored Companies by Institutional Investor. The awards celebrate the U.S. companies who ranked at the top of the All-America Executive Team rankings.
DiRaimo has more than 25 years of experience in the restaurant industry and six years of public accounting experience at Deloitte. Prior to joining Jack in the Box Inc., she was Vice President of Investor Relations for Applebee’s International, Inc., where she served in a variety of capacities over 14 years, including financial planning & reporting, treasury and corporate analysis, before heading the investor relations function.
DiRaimo has a bachelor’s degree in accountancy from the University of Missouri and an Executive Fellows MBA from Rockhurst University, where she has served as a member of its Board of Trustees since 2010.
About Jack in the Box Inc.
Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK), based in San Diego, is a restaurant company that operates and franchises Jack in the Box® restaurants, one of the nation’s largest hamburger chains, with more than 2,200 restaurants in 21 states and Guam. Additionally, through a wholly owned subsidiary, the company operates and franchises Qdoba Mexican Eats®, a leader in fast-casual dining, with more than 700 restaurants in 47 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. For more information on Jack in the Box and Qdoba, including franchising opportunities, visit www.jackinthebox.com or www.qdoba.com.