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BUSINESS
January 23, 1994 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Kerry Coin, a senior manager at Carl Karcher Enterprises Inc., was appointed Friday to head the company's newly formed division that will join the rotisserie chicken craze by developing and operating up to 300 Boston Chicken franchise outlets. Coin, 46, a one-time Kentucky Fried Chicken executive, will head the division as senior vice president and general manager.
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NEWS
January 11, 1994 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hoping to cash in on growing consumer demand for healthier restaurant food, Carl Karcher Enterprises said Monday it plans to open as many as 300 Boston Chicken Inc. outlets in Southern California and Sacramento. The move is designed to augment flagging profits at Anaheim-based Karcher Enterprises by giving the parent company of the Carl's Jr. hamburger chain a strong presence in the fast-growing broiled chicken segment of the market.
BUSINESS
January 11, 1994 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hoping to cash in on growing consumer demand for healthier restaurant food, Carl Karcher Enterprises said Monday it plans to open as many as 300 Boston Chicken Inc. restaurants in Southern California and Sacramento. The move, under which Anaheim-based Karcher Enterprises is buying Boston Chicken franchise rights for an undisclosed amount, is designed to augment flagging profits at the parent company of the Carl's Jr.
BUSINESS
January 3, 1994 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For 52 years, there was no doubt that company founder Carl N. Karcher had a firm grasp on the chairman's suite at Carl Karcher Enterprises. It was Karcher, now 76, who ran the company, selected the directors and handled advertising as the Carl's Jr. pitchman. But given recent developments, Karcher Enterprises might have to install a revolving door on the chairman's suite. On Oct.
BUSINESS
December 30, 1993 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For 52 years, there was no doubt that company founder Carl N. Karcher had a firm grasp on the chairman's suite at Carl Karcher Enterprises. It was Karcher, now 76, who ran the company, selected the directors and handled advertising as the Carl's Jr. pitchman. But given recent developments, Karcher Enterprises might have to install a revolving door on the chairman's suite. On Oct.
BUSINESS
December 24, 1993 | ANNE MICHAUD and GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Carl Karcher Enterprises has appointed Grey Advertising in Los Angeles to handle its advertising account, which has an estimated value of more than $20 million annually. The company declined to comment on whether founder Carl N. Karcher is likely to return as the Carl's Jr. television pitchman. Karcher, 76, was ousted as chairman on Oct. 1 after a bitter dispute with a majority of Karcher Enterprises' board over the company's strategic direction.
BUSINESS
December 17, 1993 | DEBORA VRANA and GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Elizabeth A. Sanders angrily denied reports that she plans to resign her position as chairwoman of the Carl's Jr. fast-food chain, a post she was handed Oct. 1 when directors ousted the company's founder in a bitter boardroom battle. Reached Thursday while traveling, Sanders forcefully rejected the notion in published reports that she would step down by June from the top spot of Carl Karcher Enterprises. "I don't have any plans to resign," Sanders said.
BUSINESS
December 13, 1993 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After stepping down as chairman of Pacific Mutual Life Insurance in 1987, Walter Gerken had time on his hands. So the retiring but definitely not shy executive eventually took to his feet. "My wife gave me 10 tap dancing lessons last summer when I was 71," Gerken said. "It's crazy, but I wanted to do it. . . . Believe me, Greg Hines is safe." Finding a new role has not been as pleasant for one of Gerken's longtime friends, fast-food pioneer Carl N. Karcher. The Carl's Jr.
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