Jack in the Box Inc. (JACK) said late Thursday that Darin Harris will take the chief executive job and join the board effective June 15. Jack in the Box stock was flat in the extended session. Harris is replacing Lenny Comma, who said he planned to retire in December and also plans to leave the board. Jack in the Box said that the board elected David Goelbel to serve as chairman of the board when Harris becomes CEO. Harris has worked in executive jobs at Papa John's Pizza, Captain D's Seafood, Arby's Restaurant Group and CiCi's Pizza, among others. Jack in the Box closed up 22% to $52.68 in regular trading Thursday as the S&P 500 index rose 0.6%.
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