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Elizabeth A. Smith

CEO, Bloomin' Brands, Inc.

Elizabeth Smith is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Bloomin’ Brands. 

As CEO, she is responsible for developing and executing the company’s long-term objectives, growth strategies and initiatives for its portfolio of casual dining brands, which include Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, and Roy’s restaurants.

Prior to Bloomin’ Brands, she was President of Avon Products, Inc., where she successfully led the company’s global marketing, supply chain, information technology and sales business units.  Ms. Smith also worked in several roles at Kraft Foods, Inc., including Group Vice President and President of the U.S. beverages and grocery sectors, overseeing a total of $6 billion in sales. 

In March 2011 she was appointed to President Barack Obama’s Management Advisory Board.

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