American Blue Ribbon Holdings CEO Hazem Ouf has spent the past 18 months integrating O'Charley's into its stable of brands, which includes Bakers Square, Max & Erma's, Ninety Nine and Village Inn, while also undertaking an aggressive revamping of the brand. "You have to allow each brand, each one of the businesses, to operate within its own culture and then support it with shared services," he says in this interview, which also touches on what's next for the company.

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