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Andrew Cherng    

Chief Executive Officer of Panda Express

Andrew Cherng is the Co-Founder, Co-Chair, and Co-CEO of Panda Restaurant Group.

Cherng opened the first Panda Express, a fast food restaurant in 1983, after other successful restaurant ventures. Since then, the chain has become one of the largest Chinese American family-owned fast food chains in the US.

Both Cherng Panda Restaurant Group Co-Chairman and Co-CEO Peggy Cherng, have been inducted into the National Restaurant Association’s Hall of Fame.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from Baker University and Master of Applied Mathematics from the University of Missouri.

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