Melvin John Martin net worth and biography

Melvin Martin Biography and Net Worth

Insider of Darden Restaurants
John Martin is President of Darden Restaurants’ Specialty Restaurant Group, which includes two fine dining brands – The Capital Grille and Eddie V’s – as well as Seasons 52, Bahama Breeze and Yard House. A member of Darden’s Executive Team, John has served as President of The Capital Grille since 2004, President of Eddie V’s since 2014 and President of Seasons 52 since 2018. He was named President of the Specialty Restaurant Group in August 2020.

Together, the brands that make up the Specialty Restaurant Group have more than 250 locations and annual sales of nearly $1.5 billion.

John joined The Capital Grille in 1990 as a manager at the first restaurant in Providence, RI, and held several positions of increasing responsibility before being promoted to Vice President of Operations in 2001. He was named President of the company three years later.

John started his restaurant career in 1986 at Hemenway’s Seafood Grill and Oyster Bar, which was founded by Ned Grace, who also started The Capital Grille and several other restaurants.

John holds a bachelor’s degree in Food Service Management, as well as an honorary doctorate in Business Administration and Food Service Management from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, where he is also a member of the University’s Board of Trustees.

What is Melvin John Martin's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Melvin John Martin is at least $841,431.25 as of December 23rd, 2020. Mr. Martin owns 6,875 shares of Darden Restaurants stock worth more than $841,431 as of September 26th. This net worth evaluation does not reflect any other assets that Mr. Martin may own. Additionally, Mr. Martin receives a salary of $2,090,000.00 as Insider at Darden Restaurants. Learn More about Melvin John Martin's net worth.

How old is Melvin John Martin?

Mr. Martin is currently 61 years old. There are 4 older executives and no younger executives at Darden Restaurants. Learn More on Melvin John Martin's age.

What is Melvin John Martin's salary?

As the Insider of Darden Restaurants, Inc., Mr. Martin earns $2,090,000.00 per year. There are 2 executives that earn more than Mr. Martin. The highest earning executive at Darden Restaurants is Mr. Eugene I. Lee Jr., Exec. Chairman, who commands a salary of $5,910,000.00 per year. Learn More on Melvin John Martin's salary.

How do I contact Melvin John Martin?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Martin and other Darden Restaurants executives is 1000 DARDEN CENTER DRIVE, ORLANDO FL, 32837. Darden Restaurants can also be reached via phone at (407) 245-4000 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on Melvin John Martin's contact information.

Has Melvin John Martin been buying or selling shares of Darden Restaurants?

Melvin John Martin has not been actively trading shares of Darden Restaurants in the last ninety days. Most recently, Melvin John Martin sold 6,160 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $159.36, for a transaction totalling $981,657.60. Learn More on Melvin John Martin's trading history.

Who are Darden Restaurants' active insiders?

Darden Restaurants' insider roster includes Margaret Atkins (Director), Matthew Broad (SVP), Todd Burrowes (Insider), Ricardo Cardenas (COO), Juliana Chugg (Director), Susan Connelly (SVP), Daniel Kiernan (Insider), Sarah King (SVP), Eugene Lee, Jr. (CEO), John Madonna (SVP), Melvin Martin (Insider), Nana Mensah (Director), Douglas Milanes (SVP), William Simon (Director), and Timothy Wilmott (Director). Learn More on Darden Restaurants' active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Darden Restaurants?

In the last twelve months, Darden Restaurants insiders bought shares 2 times. They purchased a total of 11,925 shares worth more than $1,448,344.25. In the last twelve months, insiders at the restaurant operator sold shares 8 times. They sold a total of 139,941 shares worth more than $20,268,815.76. The most recent insider tranaction occured on August, 2nd when Chairman Eugene I Lee Jr sold 41,442 shares worth more than $5,168,231.82. Insiders at Darden Restaurants own 0.9 % of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Darden Restaurants.

Information on this page was last updated on 8/2/2022.

Melvin John Martin Insider Trading History at Darden Restaurants

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
9/28/2021Sell6,160$159.36$981,657.60View SEC Filing Icon  
12/23/2020Sell2,800$118.84$332,752.006,875View SEC Filing Icon  
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Melvin John Martin Buying and Selling Activity at Darden Restaurants

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Darden Restaurants Company Overview

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Darden Restaurants, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates full-service restaurants in the United States and Canada. As of May 29, 2022, it owned and operated 1,867 restaurants, which included 884 under the Olive Garden brand, 546 under the LongHorn Steakhouse brand name, 172 under the Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen brand, 85 under the Yard House brand name, 62 under The Capital Grille brand, 45 under the Seasons 52 brand name, 42 under the Bahama Breeze brand, 28 under the Eddie V's Prime Seafood brand name, and 3 under the Capital Burger brand; and franchised 60 restaurants comprising 35 under the Olive Garden brand, 18 under the LongHorn Steakhouse brand name, 4 under the Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen brand, 2 under The Capital Grille brand name, and 1 under the Bahama Breeze brand.Darden Restaurants, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is based in Orlando, Florida.
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