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Jim Ragas

Vice President International Business Development & Operations | The Second Cup Coffee Company Inc.

Jim Ragas, Vice President International Business Development & Operations - The Second Cup Coffee Company Inc. Mr. Ragas joined Second Cup - Canada’s largest franchise coffee retailer in February of this year. His mandate at Second Cup is to successfully position and grow the company in the International market, focusing on all aspects of the business and brand development. Second Cup has 50 International locations in 12 countries and there are another 350 Second Cup locations across Canada operated by Second Cup Ltd. Since joining Second Cup Mr. Ragas has signed a Master Franchise agreement for Romania. Mr. Ragas has over 27 years of industry experience, having previously held the position of Chief Development Officer for Imvescor Restaurant Group Inc., COO for Baton Rouge Restaurants and President with Chi Chi’s Mexican Restaurants Canada, Vice President Operations with Bentleys Bar & Restaurant, President with Sunshine Boys Holding Corporation – the Franchisor of brands such as Eggspectations, Weinstein & Gavinos, Moe’s Deli & Bar, Montreal Bread Company, Queue de Cheval Steakhouse, 40 West Steakhouse & Raw Bar, and Gas Light Bakery.