President & CEO
Chief Operating Officer
William C. Zucco
Vice President of Law and General Counsel
Dairy Queen was founded in the year 1940. The company has been operational for almost 78 years now. The founder of the company was John Fremont McCullough. The founder of the company along with his had convinced one of their loyal customers, known as Sherb Noble, in order to offer the product of the company in Sherb Noble’s ice cream store, located in Illinois, USA. During the first day of the sale, Sherb Noble had sold almost 1,600 dishes of the new dessert manufactured by Dairy Queen. The first store of the company was established in conjunction with a partnership between Noble and the McCulloughs, in the year 1940.
Since the start of the year 1940, the company needed a franchise system in order to help the business expand and also reach on a global scale as well. Due to this reason, the USA state with the most Dairy Queen stores was Texas. This changed in the year 2010 when the state with most Dairy Queen restaurants was Minnesota. The International Dairy Queen was the parent company of the Dairy Queen in the USA, and also operates under the American Dairy Queen Corp as well. As of the year 2014, the company had over 6,400 stores located in over 25 countries all over the world, out of which 4,500 stores were located in the USA only. The first store of the company that was opened in Canada was in the year 1953. In the year 1958, the Dairy Queen symbol was also introduced as well. Then in the year 1962, the company came to be known as International Dairy Queen. In the year 1987, the company had taken over the Orange Julius chain. As of the year 1998, the company was acquired by Berkshire Hathaway. The headquarters of the company is based in 7505 Metro Boulevard. The name of the place is Minneapolis, while the name of the state is Minnesota, USA. The pin code of the area is 55439.
Dairy Queen is an American company that focuses on the manufacturing of various kinds of fast food dishes and recipes and also numerous types of desserts and ice cream flavours, to its customers as well. The current CEO of the company is Troy Bader. The company has over 6,800 stores all over the world. As of the year 2017, the total revenue generated by the company is more than $3.6 billion. The restaurants of the company mainly serve products like blended drinks, hot dogs, hamburgers, snacks, etcetera.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing customers to have a retail presence in order to purchase various kinds of fast food products as well as desserts, manufactured and sold by the company itself. The restaurants provide soft serving, fast food dishes and recipes, ice creams, milkshakes, sundaes, french fries, chicken recipes, soft drinks, salads, etcetera.
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