CKE replaces CEO, Hardee's exec

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CKE Restaurants replaced its CEO and appointed a new chief marketer for the Hardee's Food Systems chain. The company also announced it was selling the 125-unit Taco Bueno chain to Red Tail Ventures for $90 million. Andrew F. Puzder, president-CEO of CKE's Hardee's Food Systems, will take on additional duties as president-CEO of the parent company, replacing Tom Thompson, who resigned. The company also named Brad R. Haley exec VP-marketing for Hardee's, from chief marketing officer, Churchs Chicken.

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