Jack in the Box Inc. said late Wednesday it is searching for a successor to Lenny Comma, the fast-food chain's chairman and chief executive. While Comma has not set a specific date to step down, "he believes now is an appropriate time for the company to move forward with identifying a successor," with whom he can work with during a transitional phase, the company said in a statement. Jack in the Box has retained executive-search firm Spencer Stuart to identify an internal or external candidate. Jack in the Box shares were flat after hours, following a 0.2% decline to finish the session at $77.62.
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