Burger King Holdings announced several changes to its senior management team, including the appointment of Jonathan Fitzpatrick to the position of executive vice president, global operations and Steve Wiborg to the post of executive vice president, president of North America.
Fitzpatrick previously served as Burger King’s senior vice president of operations, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Wiborg previously served as president and chief executive officer for Heartland Food Corporation, one of Burger King’s largest franchise operators, according to a company release.
Other changes to Burger King’s senior management team include:
• Heitor Goncalves was appointed executive vice president, chief information and performance officer. Goncalves previously worked for Ambev and InBev, where he served in multiple strategic roles, including corporate development and logistics.
• Greg Ryan was appointed executive vice president, president of Latin America and the Caribbean. Ryan’s foodservice background includes serving as a McDonald’s franchise owner in Brazil.
• Daniel Schwartz was named executive vice president, deputy chief financial officer. Schwartz most recently was a partner at 3G Capital.
• Jose Tomas was appointed executive vice president, chief human resources and communications officer. Tomas previously served as Burger King’s vice president of human resources.
As a result of these appointments, Burger King announced the departure of Gladys DeClouet-Mims, senior vice president, U.S. and Canada operations; Chuck Fallon, executive vice president, president North America; Kevin Higgins, executive vice president, president Europe Middle East and Africa; Julio Ramirez, executive vice president global operations; Peter Smith, executive vice president, chief human resources officer; Raj Rawal, senior vice president, chief information officer; and Amy Wagner, senior vice president, investor relations and global communications.