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QSR Automations

March 09, 2010 09:17 ET

QSR Automations Continues Growth of Connected In-Store, Online, and Mobile Guest Management Solutions With Addition of New Regional Vice President to Sales Team

Restaurant Industry Veteran Brings Operations and Information Technology Expertise to Serve Customers and Partners in Western Region

LOUISVILLE, KY--(Marketwire - March 9, 2010) -  QSR Automations®, a leading provider of in-store, online, and mobile connected technology solutions for hospitality businesses worldwide, today announced that Natascha Kogler has joined the company as Western Regional Sales Vice President. Leading QSR's business development and customer service initiatives in the Western region, Kogler will work directly with QSR's end user customers as well as QSR's proven reseller channel partners. 

"QSR is extremely proud of our rich history of helping restaurants of all sizes and concepts improve productivity, profit, and guest loyalty -- and we are delighted that Natascha is joining in our mission," said Andrew M. Sonntag, chief operating officer for QSR Automations. "Natascha's unique combination of operational and technology expertise makes her an excellent addition to QSR's dedicated professional team, who are helping hospitality businesses succeed in today's challenging economy."

With more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Kogler began her career working in operations management for leading hotels and restaurants in Europe and Canada. Driven by a passion for using technology to more efficiently and effectively manage restaurants, Kogler transitioned to information technology over 15 years ago. She has held leadership positions in information technology at such recognized national restaurant chains as DineEquity, Inc. (parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar and IHOP Restaurants), The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated, and Baja Fresh® Mexican Grill. In addition, Kogler acted as Director of Restaurant Sales & Strategies for MICROS Systems, Inc., taking responsibility for major accounts including Starbucks Corporation, SUBWAY®, and Compass Group North America. 

"I am thrilled to join QSR, a company known for providing innovative hospitality automation solutions and the highest level of service to exceed customer expectations," said Kogler. "I look forward to helping the operators in my region leverage QSR's comprehensive, connected kitchen automation and table management technologies to recognize the highest efficiencies and guest satisfaction."

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About QSR Automations®

QSR Automations® provides revolutionary in-store, online, and mobile guest management solutions to hospitality businesses worldwide -- including kitchen automation, recipe management, seating and wait list management, in-store and online call aheads, in-store and online reservations, and guest messaging. Since 1996, QSR has connected thousands of hospitality companies of all sizes and concepts around the world to enhanced productivity, improved profit, and maximum guest delight. QSR's innovative software and hardware products -- found within the ConnectSmart® Hospitality Automation Solution and the ePic® Kitchen Management Solution -- focus and capture all activities around the guest to measurably increase efficiency and quality, creating positive and memorable guest experiences each and every visit. From front to back, with QSR you're connected. For more information, visit or contact QSR at or 502-297-0221.

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