VP, Global Development
Chris Wren is currently Vice President, Global Development for Wingstop. He leads business development both domestically and internationally, including franchising, M&A, development analytics, franchise finance, and market planning. Prior to joining Wingstop, he had senior development and finance roles with both Yum Brands (KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell) and Dine Brands (IHOP and Applebee’s) in the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, and France, and also spent several years in commercial banking for the restaurant/hospitality industry. He also worked in private equity and with The Passionality Group, a boutique consultancy focused on the restaurant and hotel space. He lives in Los Angeles.