LFR Chicken LLC, the parent company behind the esteemed quick-service restaurant Lee’s Famous Recipe® Chicken, is delighted to announce Michael Reinert’s appointment as their new Vice President of Procurement. With his robust expertise in strategic supply chain management, sourcing, and procurement, Reinert is set to be a significant asset to the executive leadership at Lee’s Famous Recipe® Chicken.
Ryan Weaver of Lee’s Famous Recipe® Chicken expressed the company’s excitement: “Bringing Mike Reinert onboard as our Vice President of Procurement is a significant move for our brand. His profound experience in strategic sourcing and supply chain management, paired with an exceptional professional history, makes him the perfect fit for guiding our procurement function, especially as our brand is on an upward growth trajectory.”
Before this role, Reinert held the position of Vice President of Procurement at the Oak View Group (formerly known as Spectra), a global frontrunner in sports and live entertainment venue development. There, he showcased strategic prowess in overseeing the procurement function, especially pivotal during the challenges of the global pandemic.
Further adding to his impressive resume, Reinert also took the helm as the Vice President of Procurement at Delaware North. This global food service and hospitality giant saw Reinert managing an annual spend of $500 million across multiple sectors like food, beverages, equipment, supplies, and services. His profound understanding of marketplace dynamics and industrial trends is expected to steer and mold the strategic direction of Lee’s Famous Recipe® Chicken.
On his new role, Reinert commented, “It’s an honor to join the leadership at Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken. I eagerly look forward to enhancing the company’s success and expansion by refining our supply chain strategies. My focus will be on achieving cost efficiencies without compromising our unwavering commitment to quality.”
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About Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken:
Established over 55 years ago in Lima, Ohio, Lee’s Famous Recipe® Chicken has made its mark in the quick-service franchise sector with its commitment to fresh, never frozen chicken. It’s a point of pride for the brand to have been recognized as the #1 Fast Food Fried Chicken by the 2023 USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Today, the brand boasts over 130 locations spread across 12 U.S. states and Canada, with most branches being independently owned and operated.