Chairman and CEO, Darden Restaurants
The company that owns affordable, family-friendly restaurant chains, including Olive Garden and Red Lobster, operates nearly 2,000 restaurants in all 50 states with annual revenue of just over $8 billion. It recently announced that it expected sales to grow between 5% and 9%, with Otis planning to combine the two major revenue streams of Olive Garden and Red Lobster "under one roof." --OA
He's a pro-customer, tightfisted risk-taker who is conditioning Wall Street to embrace his erratic earnings. If you're running a business with high margins - watch out.