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IHOP® Appoints Nathan Casey As Executive Director Of CRM

Glendale, Calif., October 6, 2020 – IHOP® today announced the newest member of its growing team, naming Nathan Casey to the position of Executive Director of CRM. In this role, Casey will be responsible for leading the strategy, development and execution of CRM initiatives including data strategy, analytics and reporting. Furthermore, he will oversee key customer journeys and reactivation initiatives to build retention and foster guest loyalty; identify enhancements across digital consumer touchpoints and collaborate with cross-functional teams to evaluate and develop implementation roadmaps; and drive continued development of IHOP’s mobile app.

“Nathan is a talented marketer who has expertise leading programs rooted in strategies of customer experience and performance marketing for some of the world’s most recognizable brands,” said Brad Haley, CMO of IHOP. “We couldn’t be happier to have him as part of our IHOP family, and believe his robust qualifications will be an invaluable asset as we look to further engage with and excite our fervent and loyal fanbase.”

Casey brings nearly two decades of professional experience to IHOP, including eight years in senior management positions designing, implementing and managing loyalty and CRM initiatives. Prior to joining IHOP, Casey has been responsible for the development and implementation of leading loyalty programs and CRM strategies at Starbucks, Eddie Bauer and McDonalds.

Casey’s arrival at IHOP marks the latest in a string of exciting staffing updates from the iconic chain. In September, the brand announced the promotion of Dale Wilson to Vice President of Consumer Insights, as well as the addition of Candice Jacobson to the role of Director of Brand Communications.


For over 62 years, IHOP has been a leader, innovator and expert in all things breakfast, any time of day. The chain offers 65 different signature, fresh, made-to-order breakfast options, a wide selection of popular lunch and dinner items, including Ultimate Steakburgers. IHOP restaurants offer guests an affordable, everyday dining experience with warm and friendly service. As of July 29, 2020, there are 1,841 IHOP restaurants around the world, including restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam as well as Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, Lebanon, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, Thailand and India. IHOP restaurants are franchised by affiliates of Glendale, Calif.-based Dine Brands Global, Inc. (NYSE: DIN).