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Panera Bread on hunt for new CFO


St. Louis -- Panera Bread Company announced that Roger Matthews, executive VP and CFO, has resigned his position to pursue other opportunities.

Effective Aug. 6, Bill Moreton, executive vice chairman of Panera Bread, will serve as interim CFO as the company conducts a search for a full-time replacement. Moreton has previously held the positions of CEO, co-chief executive officer and CFO of Panera Bread. Matthews will transition his remaining duties through the end of August.

"We thank Roger for his contribution and counsel during his time at Panera," said Ron Shaich, Panera's chairman and CEO. "I appreciate his dedication and passion to the business, and wish him every success in his next role."

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