|PRESS RELEASE from Friends of Herman Cain
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Herman Cain Announces Presidential
to “Test Waters” for Potential White House Bid
STOCKBRIDGE, GA- Business executive Herman Cain announced today that he
has officially established a presidential exploratory committee,
“Friends of Herman Cain,” to “test the waters” for a possible White
“After receiving overwhelming encouragement from supporters and donors
across the U.S., I have decided to form a presidential exploratory
committee,” Cain said. “During this time, we will examine the extent of
financial resources and grassroots support that would be critical to
winning the Republican nomination.”
Cain is best known for his role as President and CEO of Godfather’s
Pizza, Inc., where he led the company from the brink of bankruptcy to
profitability in just 13 months. He has also served as an executive of
other Fortune 500 Companies, such as Pillsbury and Burger King.
He served as chairman of the Federal Reserve in Kansas City, as well as
the President and CEO of the National Restaurant Association. Cain was
a senior economic adviser to the Dole/ Kemp presidential campaign in
Cain hosts a nightly radio program, “The Herman Cain Show,” one of the
highest-rated shows in the Atlanta media market. He is also a
“Friends of Herman Cain” is a registered non-profit in the state of
Georgia, and the names of exploratory committee members will be
released at a later date.
For more information, please visit the newly launched
Herman Cain is a corporate executive,
radio talk show host and syndicated columnist from Atlanta, Georgia.
Mr. Cain previously served as the Chairman of the Federal Reserve of
Kansas City and as the President and CEO of the National Restaurant
Association. He is known especially for his role in economic
policymaking and as a leader in the conservative grassroots movement.
In January 2011, Mr. Cain established a presidential exploratory
committee. For more information, visit http://www.hermancain.com,