MEMPHIS, TENN. — Jeffrey Warne has been named chief executive officer of Perkins and Marie Callender’s, L.L.C., effective April 9. He will succeed Jay Trungale.

Mr. Warne has more than 13 years of experience in casual dining, including as president and c.e.o. of O’Charley’s Inc.

“We are pleased to welcome Jeff to the company as its new chief executive officer,” said Joseph Deignan, chairman of the board. “Jeff is a strategic and seasoned executive with a strong financial acumen. The board looks forward to working with Jeff to further strengthen the company’s operations while taking the Perkins and Marie Callender’s brands to a higher level of performance.”