Realogy Appoints Rick Silva, CEO, and President of Checker's Drive-In Restaurants, To Its Board Of Directors
Realogy Holdings Corp. announced the appointment of Enrique (Rick) Silva to its Board of Directors. Silva will serve on Realogy's Audit Committee. With this appointment, the Realogy Board now consists of nine directors, eight of whom are classified as independent directors for purposes of the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange.
Silva is Chief Executive Officer and President of Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., an iconic and innovative drive-thru restaurant chain with more than 875 Checkers and Rally's branded restaurants across the U.S. Silva has served as Checkers' CEO and President since February 2007. For 13 years prior thereto, he served in various leadership positions at Burger King Corporation, including Senior Vice President, Franchise Operations East Zone and Canada, Senior Vice President, U.S. Company Operations, President, Latin America Region, and Vice President and General Counsel, Latin America.
"We are very pleased to welcome Rick Silva to the Realogy Board," said Michael J. Williams, Realogy's chairman of the board. "With his wealth of executive leadership experience in franchise operations and business strategy, Rick will be a great addition to our highly distinguished Board. We look forward to his contributions."
"I am incredibly excited to work with Rick," said Ryan Schneider, Realogy's chief executive officer, and president. "His extensive franchise experience and executive management background will serve our Board well."