Director, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc.
Joel K. Manby, age 54, has served as a director since September 2013. Mr. Manby is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation (HFE), the largest family-owned attractions company in the U.S. with such brands as Dollywood, Silver Dollar City, Stone Mountain Park, Newport Aquarium, Adventure Aquarium, and Pirate's Voyage Dinner Theater. He has served in that capacity since 2003. Prior to HFE, Mr. Manby spent almost 20 years in the auto industry in general management and marketing roles, primarily at General Motors in the Saturn and Saab divisions. Mr. Manby served as CEO of Saab Cars USA from 1996 to 2002.