SHALIMAR, FL, September 07, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — LFR Chicken LLC, parent company and owner of the iconic quick-serve restaurant Lee’s Famous Recipe® Chicken, is excited to announce the appointment of Michael Reinert as the new Vice President of Procurement. Reinert is a seasoned executive with a strong history in strategic supply chain management, procurement, and sourcing, making him a valuable addition to the executive leadership team at Lee’s Famous Recipe® Chicken
“We are thrilled to welcome Mike Reinert as our new Vice President of Procurement,” said Ryan Weaver of Lee’s Famous Recipe® Chicken. “His deep expertise in strategic sourcing and supply chain management along with his exceptional track record made him the ideal candidate to lead our procurement function forward as our brand continues to grow.”
Before joining Lee’s Famous Recipe® Chicken, Reinert served as Vice President of Procurement at Oak View Group (formerly Spectra), a global leader in sports and live entertainment venue development. Reinert provided strategic leadership and oversight of the procurement function and played a critical role in driving connectivity and business alignment through a global pandemic.
Reinert’s experience also includes being the Vice President of Procurement at Delaware North, a leading global food service and hospitality company, where he led $500 million in annual direct and indirect spending across food, beverage, equipment, supplies, and services. Reinert’s expertise in marketplace dynamics and industry trends will help propel and shape the brand’s strategic direction.
“I am honored to join the leadership team at Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken and take on the Vice President of Procurement role,” Reinert said. “I am excited to contribute to the company’s continued success and growth by optimizing our supply chain strategies, ensuring cost efficiency while maintaining the highest standards of quality.”
About Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken
For more than 55 years, Lee’s Famous Recipe® Chicken, a quick service franchise founded in Lima, Ohio, has specialized in fresh, never frozen chicken. Lee’s is recognized as the #1 Fast Food Fried Chicken by the 2023 USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Today, there are more than 130 Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken locations in 12 U.S. states and in Canada, most are individually owned and operated. For additional information, please visit LeesFamousRecipe.com.
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