Jourdan Daleo Appointed COO, Popeyes U.S. & Canada

Company Release - 1/12/2024 4:00 PM ET

Miami, FL – Jan. 12, 2024 – Popeyes® today announced that Jourdan Daleo has been appointed Chief Operating Officer for the U.S. and Canada to bring additional focus to operational consistency and franchisee support across more than 3,000 restaurants. 

She will oversee the brand’s field team, restaurant operations, and company-owned restaurants, and will continue to report to and work closely with Sami Siddiqui, President of Popeyes U.S. & Canada. 

“A greater focus on operational consistency is foundational to the success of our Easy to Love strategy. Jourdan is a trusted partner who works closely with franchisees to not only grow the Popeyes family with high-performing operators, but also support strong execution of system-wide operations initiatives that will take our brand to the next level,” said Sami Siddiqui, President of Popeyes U.S. and Canada. 

Daleo has been with Restaurant Brands International since 2016, holding senior roles in franchising, business development, field operations, analytics, and franchise performance across the portfolio of brands. 

About Popeyes®

Founded in New Orleans in 1972, Popeyes® has over 50 years of history and culinary tradition. Popeyes® distinguishes itself with a unique New Orleans style menu featuring fried chicken, chicken tenders, fried shrimp, and other regional items. The chain’s passion for its Louisiana heritage and flavorful authentic food has allowed Popeyes® to become one of the world’s largest chicken quick service restaurants with over 4,000 restaurants in the U.S. and around the world. To learn more about the brand, please visit the Popeyes® brand website at or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.