Arun Barnes

Barnes, Senior Vice President of International at CEC Entertainment, brings over 25 years of experience in global franchise development and operations.


Prior to joining CEC, Barnes was with Papa John’s International leading the International Franchise Business across the Middle East and Asia. He spent nearly 11 years with McDonald’s, partnering franchisees across Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. He was then elevated to head operations training and new store development for McDonald’s opening in India.

Arun received both his undergraduate studies and MBA at the Institute to Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition in Bangalore and New Delhi respectively