Michael Biggins
Michael Biggins
operations director, UK & Europe
German Doner Kebab

Michael Biggins, Operations Director, has extensive global business experience in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Michael has worked in four restaurant segments: quick-service, fast-casual, casual dining, and family dining with McDonald's, Metromedia Restaurant Group (Bennigan's and Ponderosa), IHOP/International House Of Pancakes, and now German Doner Kebab. With McDonald's, Michael held leadership roles across Western Europe and the Americas as well as having owned a franchise in England. At Metromedia, Michael was the Vice President of International Business for Bennigan’s, Ponderosa, and Bonanza Steakhouses. At IHOP Michael was a Division Vice President, supporting 200 franchisees and 700 restaurants throughout the northern United States. He then spent 4 years in the Middle East first as COO for a new Dubai-based global fast food concept with over 1,000 licenses sold in 11 countries. Then he went on to lead the launch of 2 new fast-casual concepts for a Riyadh-based start-up.