John Brewer is the Director of Distribution & Logistics for CKE Restaurant Holdings, Inc. CKE owns the Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. QSR brands. With over 25 years in the distribution and logistics industry and more than half that time focused on the distribution and logistics of food service and retail, John oversees the distribution and logistics operations for both Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. company and franchisee stores in all 50 states. CKE’s distribution partners deliver to approximately 3,000 stores one to two times per week. CKE’s supply chain network consists of 13 distribution centers, 4 re-distribution centers and over 300 vendors domestically.
Outside of work, John and his wife of 4 years, Heidi enjoy checking out local niche restaurants and traveling in the Caribbean. In addition, they like to volunteer at John’s local trade organization and supporting elementary school children via filling backpacks of food to be handed out for the weekend thru their local church. All of their children (2 sons, 1 daughter) are grown and they spend time with their 3 dogs (2 Corgis and a teacup Pomeranian).