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Company Overview of Burger King Corporation

Company Overview

Burger King Corporation operates a chain of fast food hamburger restaurants worldwide. The company also provides franchising opportunities. Burger King Corporation was formerly known as South Florida Restaurant, Inc. and changed its name to Burger King Corporation in 1963. The company was founded in 1954 and is based in Miami, Florida. It has locations in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. Burger King Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Burger King Holdings, Inc.

5505 Blue Lagoon Drive

Miami, FL 33126

United States

Founded in 1954

Phone:

305-261-2673

Fax:

305-378-7367

Key Executives for Burger King Corporation

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 33
Executive Chairman
Age: 47
Chief Accounting Officer
Age: 41
Global Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 40
Chief Brand & Operations Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 43
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Burger King Corporation Key Developments

Burger King Corporation Forms Joint Venture with Everstone Capital Management

Burger King Corporation (BKC) has formed a joint venture (JV) with Everstone Capital Management to enter into the Indian market. The JV plans to invest $100 million to set up 500 outlets in the country over 7-10 years as a franchisee of Burger King.

Burger King Corporation Appoints Jerrell Moore as Chief Diversity Officer

Burger King Corporation announced the appointment of Jerrell Moore as Chief Diversity Officer. In this role, Moore will be responsible for continuing to grow efforts in support of the company's four-pronged diversity and inclusion strategy focused on workforce, guests and community, franchisees and supplier diversity. Previously, Moore served as director of diversity and inclusion at MassMutual Financial Group, where he was responsible for developing several women's leadership initiatives, overseeing employee resource groups (ERGs), and introducing enterprise-wide diversity training and mentoring initiatives.

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