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Select RBI Executives

Select RBI Executives

Daniel S. Schwartz
Executive Chairman and Co-Chairman

Daniel Schwartz was appointed Executive Chairman of Restaurant Brands International Inc. and Co-Chairman of our Board in January 2019. Mr. Schwartz previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Restaurant Brands International Inc., and a director of the Company, beginning December 2014. Mr. Schwartz also served as CEO of Burger King from June 2013 to December 2014, and Chief Operating Officer from April 2013 until June 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Schwartz served as Chief Financial Officer of Burger King Worldwide, Inc. and its predecessor. He joined Burger King Worldwide in October 2010 as Executive Vice President, Deputy Chief Financial Officer and was later appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Schwartz joined 3G Capital in 2005, where he managed the private equity business until October 2010. In January 2008, Mr. Schwartz became a partner at 3G Capital.

José Cil
Chief Executive Officer

José Cil was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Restaurant Brands International Inc. in January 2019. Mr. Cil previously served as President of Burger King beginning December 2014. In his prior roles, Mr. Cil has served as Executive Vice President and President of Europe, the Middle East and Africa for Burger King Worldwide and its predecessor for four years. Mr. Cil also served as Vice President and Regional General Manager for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in Florida, Vice President of Company Operations for Burger King Corporation and Division Vice President, Mediterranean and NW Europe Divisions, EMEA for a subsidiary of Burger King.

Matthew Dunnigan
Chief Financial Officer

Matthew Dunnigan was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Restaurant Brands International Inc. in January 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Dunnigan held the position of Treasurer, where he took on increasing responsibilities and successfully led RBI’s capital markets activities. Before he joined RBI, Mr. Dunnigan served as Vice President of Crescent Capital Group LP, from September 2013 through October 2014, where he evaluated investments across the credit markets. Mr. Dunnigan also spent three years as a private equity investment professional for H.I.G. Capital.

Alexandre Macedo
President, TIM HORTONS
Alexandre Macedo was appointed President of Tim Hortons in December 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Macedo served as President, North America for Burger King, where he led the turnaround of the BK business. Mr. Macedo joined Burger King in July 2011 as Senior Vice President, Marketing, North America and also held the position of General Manager for the U.S. franchise business.

Prior to his quick service restaurant experience Mr. Macedo was founder and partner of True Marketing, a Brazilian-based marketing consulting firm. He also worked at Brazilian brewing company AmBev, where he was head of the Brahma Beer business unit.
Joshua Kobza
Chief Operating Officer

Joshua Kobza was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Restaurant Brands International Inc. in January 2019. Before that, Mr. Kobza was RBI’s Chief Technology and Development Officer, beginning January 2018 and RBI’s Chief Financial Officer, beginning December 2014. Mr. Kobza served as Chief Financial Officer of Burger King Worldwide from April 2013 to December 2014. He has held progressively more senior roles within the finance area since joining Burger King in June 2012.

Prior to his quick service restaurant experience, Mr. Kobza worked at SIP Capital, a Sao Paulo-based private investment firm, where he evaluated investments across many industries and geographies. From July 2008 until December 2010, Mr. Kobza was an analyst in the corporate private equity area of the Blackstone Group.

Duncan Fulton
Chief Corporate Officer
Duncan Fulton was appointed Chief Corporate Officer of Restaurant Brands International Inc., in June 2018. Mr. Fulton was previously the President of FGL Sports, Senior Vice-President, Communications and Corporate Affairs for Canadian Tire Corporation (CTC), Chief Marketing Officer for FGL Sports and Mark’s and General Manager and Senior Partner of international communications company Fleishman-Hillard in Toronto.

Prior to his agency experience, Mr. Fulton served as a communication advisor and spokesman for several political leaders, including former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and New Brunswick Premier Frank McKenna.
Jill M. Granat
General Counsel

Jill Granat was appointed General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Restaurant Brands International Inc. in December 2014. Prior to that, Ms. Granat served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Burger King Worldwide and its predecessor, as well as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of Burger King Corporation. Ms. Granat joined BK’s legal department in 1998 going on to hold increasingly more senior roles with the company.