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Panera Bread hires Krispy Kreme exec as next CEO

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Panera Bread hired Krispy Kreme International executive Niren Chaudhary as its next president and CEO.

Chaudhary, Krispy Kreme's chief operating officer and president, takes on the role at Panera Bread on May 23.

He will succeed Blaine Hurst, who is retiring but remaining on the Panera board.

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