Thibault Roux Named Chief Digital Officer Of Burger King® U.S. & Canada

Company Release - 7/8/2022 8:00 AM ET

Miami, FL — July 8, 2022 — Today, Burger King announced Thibault Roux will serve as Chief Digital Officer in the U.S. and Canada, beginning July 18. Roux will work closely with the talented Burger King digital team to guide the digital growth strategy centered on creating the best Guest experience. 

“Thibault joins the iconic Burger King brand well-equipped to define, refine and execute a transformational digital experience for our valued Guests,” said Tom Curtis, President of Burger King North America. “Thibault will partner across analytics, marketing, operations and restaurant technology teams to integrate the digital Guest experience into everything we do as a brand — with the aim of both exceeding Guest expectations and driving profitable restaurant traffic.” 

Roux joins the brand following years of experience in digital leadership roles such as SVP Digital at Optum, VP Product, Experience & Accessibility at UnitedHealthcare, and several roles in innovation and emerging technologies at Target. 


Founded in 1954, the Burger King® brand is a global fast-food hamburger chain known for food quality and value as the only place guests can get the iconic flame-grilled Whopper® sandwich. The Burger King system operates more than 18,700 locations in more than 100 countries and U.S. territories. Almost 100 percent of Burger King restaurants are owned and operated by independent franchisees, many of them family-owned operations that have been in business for decades. To become a member of our Royal Perks loyalty program, please visit To learn more about the Burger King brand, visit the Burger King brand website at or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok.