Darren Rebelez has been named President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Casey's General Stores, Inc., effective June 24, 2019. Rebelez will also join Casey's Board of Directors he joins Casey's with over 25 years of business leadership experience focused on operations, marketing and merchandising for large corporations in each of the convenience store, fuel and restaurant industries.
Darren Rebelez currently serves as President of IHOP Restaurants, a position he has held since 2015. He also serves as an independent director of Torchmark Corporation, since 2010. He spent nearly eight years with 7-Eleven, Inc., as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer and held numerous management roles within ExxonMobil and before that, at Thornton Oil Corporation. He was an Infantry Officer in the First Cavalry Division and a veteran of the Persian Gulf War.
"We are thrilled to welcome Darren to the Casey's family," said H. Lynn Horak, Chairman of the Board. "Darren brings a remarkable combination of leadership experience in the convenience store, fuel and restaurant industries, and he has an impressive track record of driving performance and innovation. We have enjoyed getting to know Darren through our succession planning process and are confident that he will build on Casey's strong heritage of customer service, employee development, giving back to our communities, and our focus on creating sustainable growth and profitability."
"I am honored to join the Casey's team at an exciting and dynamic time for both the Company and the industry," said Rebelez. "I have long admired Casey's and look forward to working closely with its talented team to continue providing outstanding service to local communities across our markets and creating value for all of Casey's stakeholders." Read more.