Enrique Silva became a member of our Board in August 2018 and Chair of our Compensation Committee in May 2022.
Mr. Silva has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Culver Franchising System, LLC since March 2021. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. from February 2007 to February 2020. For 13 years prior thereto, Mr. Silva served in various leadership positions at Burger King Corporation, including Senior Vice President, Franchise Operations East Zone and Canada; Senior Vice President, U.S. Company Operations, President, Latin America Region; and Vice President and General Counsel, Latin America.
Mr. Silva brings to the Board extensive franchise experience as well as significant leadership as a chief executive officer of a company-owned by private equity investors. His deep knowledge of operational and legal matters, including with respect to risk management, also led the Board to consider him well-qualified to serve as a director of the Company.