Joseph Taylor, Brinker International
Joseph Taylor has been named c.f.o. of Brinker International.

DALLAS — Joseph G. Taylor has been named chief financial officer of Brinker International, Inc., parent company of Chili’s Grill & Bar and Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurants.

A 17-year veteran of Brinker, Mr. Taylor has held multiple leadership toles in finance, communications and public policy at the company. He joined Brinker in 1999 as vice-president of finance and went on to lead corporate affairs and investor relations. Most recently, he has been serving as interim c.f.o. since April 2017. Before Brinker, Mr. Taylor was vice-president for Banc America Securities and Bank of America, Inc.

“We are thrilled to announce Joe’s promotion to c.f.o.,” said Wyman Roberts, chief executive officer and president of Brinker. “Throughout Joe’s tenure at Brinker, he’s played an instrumental role in driving shareholder value and as c.f.o., I’m confident he’ll continue to be my partner in doing just that. His extensive industry background and experience, coupled with his deep knowledge of Brinker and our strategic initiatives will continue to be an asset to our team.”