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Brinker International Vice President of Accounting and Finance Named to Board of Directors for Women's Foodservice Forum


DALLAS, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT) is pleased to announce that Marie Perry, Vice President of Accounting and Finance, has been named to the Women's Foodservice Forum (WFF) Board of Directors for the 2012-2013 term.

As of today, Perry officially assumed her position on the board, following a vote by the WFF membership, and joins current directors in overseeing WFF's affairs while providing strategic counsel and guidance. She, along with six other board nominees will serve at least a one-year term for the organization.

"Brinker, in an effort to continuously encourage team members to further their personal and professional development, has been a longtime supporter of WFF and their advancement of leaders in the industry," said Perry. "I am honored to be selected as a key member of this organization and welcome the opportunity to take on a strategic role to further the efforts of the WFF."

The WFF is the premier leadership development resource for the foodservice industry, helping women and men in all foodservice sectors accelerate their career growth for more than 20 years.

Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), is one of the world's leading casual dining restaurant companies, serving more than one million guests daily. Founded in 1975 and based in Dallas, Texas, Brinker owns or franchises more than 1,500 restaurants in 32 countries and two territories, and employs more than 100,000. Brinker's wholly-owned restaurant brands include Chili's®Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy®. Brinker also holds a minority investment in Romano's Macaroni Grill®. For more information, visit

SOURCE Brinker International