John Chidsey

Chief Executive Officer


John Chidsey joined Subway in November 2019 as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He is currently leading the brand through a multi-year transformation journey to build a Better Subway, with a focus on transitioning from a development-focused to an experience-focused company. Prior to joining Subway, he was the Chairman and CEO of Burger King.

Before joining Burger King in March 2004, John served as Chairman and CEO for two corporate divisions of Cendant Corporation. He led the Vehicle Services Division and Financial Services Division, which included Avis, Budget, PHH Mortgage, Wright Express, among other various membership and insurance companies. Previously, John was the CFO of Pepsi-Cola Eastern Europe and the CFO of PepsiCo World Trading Co. Inc.

John received his undergraduate degree from Davidson College and his MBA and JD degrees from Emory University. He is a certified public accountant and a member of the State Bar of Georgia. John currently serves on the Board of Directors for Encompass Health.

John’s Subway Order: Turkey Cali Fresh Bowl