The Tennessee company that operates the Ninety Nine Restaurant chain has named a new president and chief executive.
O'Charley's Inc., which operates several casual dining restaurant chains including a namesake chain, said that Jeffrey D. Warne is its new president and chief executive officer, effective immediately.
Warne, who had served as president of the O'Charley's concept, was also appointed to the board of directors, the company said in a press release.
The release noted that the company operates Ninety Nine restaurants in 116 locations throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic states. According to the Ninety Nine's website, the Woburn-based chain was launched in 1952 by founder Charlie Doe.
(By Chris Reidy, Globe staff)