Carolina Newswire:

Bojangles’ Restaurants Inc. has named Tony Hopson as Vice President of Franchise Operations.

Hopson, who joined Bojangles’ in November 2007 as Regional Vice President of Operations, will lead the Bojangles’ franchising team to provide support to the quick service restaurant chain’s 290 franchise-owned locations. Hopson, a native of Florence, Ala., was Vice President of Franchising for a national restaurant chain prior to joining Bojangles’.

“Tony Hopson will be responsible for franchise growth of the Bojangles’ brand and making sure that franchise owners have what they need to deliver on the Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits promise,” says Randy Kibler, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bojangles’ Restaurants Inc. “Bojangles’ promise is serving customers great food, served fast in a friendly environment every time they visit one of our restaurants.”