Marc Caira was appointed President CEO of Tim Hortons Inc. effective July 2nd, 2013, and as a Director of the Board effective May 7th. In this role, Mr. Caira is responsible for the strategic direction and performance of the Company and its operations.
Tim Hortons Inc. (known internationally as Tim Horton's Cafe and Bake Shop) is a Canadian multinational fast casual restaurant known for its coffee and doughnuts. It is also Canada's largest fast food service; at the end of 2013, it had 3,588 restaurants in Canada, 859 in the United States and 38 in the Persian Gulf region. It was founded in 1964 in Hamilton, Ontario, by Canadian hockey player Tim Horton and Jim Charade, after an initial venture in hamburger restaurants. In 1967, Horton partnered with investor Ron Joyce, who assumed control over operations after Tim Horton died in 1974, and expanded the chain into a multi-million dollarfranchise. Charade left the organization in 1966 and briefly returned in 1970 and 1993 through 1996.