Allied Domecq has appointed Jon Luther as the new chief executive of its fast food division which operates the Dunkin’ Donuts, Baskin-Robbins and Togo’s Eateries brands Stateside.

Luther takes over from Jack Shafer who retires this month and is currently employed by Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits where he has been president since 1997.

Luther’s new role starts on January 8.