New management in place at Burger King
October 25, 2010
MIAMI — Several changes have been made to the senior management team at Burger King Holdings, Inc., including the naming of Jonathan Fitzpatrick as executive vice-president of global operations. Mr. Fitzpatrick was previously senior vice-president of operations for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Other management changes include Heitor Goncalves as executive vice-president and chief information and performance officer, Greg Ryan to executive vice-president of Latin America and the Caribbean, and Daniel Schwartz as executive vice-president and deputy chief financial officer. In addition, Jose Tomas, former vice-president of human resources, was named executive vice-president and chief human resources and communications officer, and Steve Wiborg was named executive vice-president and president of North America.
“I’m pleased to announce the senior management team that will lead Burger King Holdings, Inc. as we take the next steps to strengthen and enhance the Burger King brand,” said Bernardo Hees, chief executive officer. “These executives bring a wealth of experience to their positions, and I’m confident that the Burger King brand and our business will thrive under their leadership. I look forward to working with them to capitalize on the many global opportunities that lie ahead.”
The company also is nearing naming an executive vice-president and president for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Anne Chwat, executive vice-president, general counsel and corporate secretary; Natalia Franco, executive vice-president and global chief marketing officer; Peter Tan, executive vice-president, president of Asia Pacific; and Ben Wells, executive vice-president and chief financial officer, will all remain in their positions on the senior management team.