Heitor Goncalves was Appointed as Chief Information Officer at Burger King

Date of management change: October 25, 2010 

What Happened?

Miami, FL-based Burger King appointed Heitor Goncalves as Chief Information Officer.

 

About the Company

Burger King Worldwide is a Delaware corporation that franchises and operates fast food hamburger restaurants, principally under the Burger King® brand (also referred to as the ""Brand""). Since the company’s founding as a single restaurant in Miami, Florida in 1954, we have grown to become the world´s second largest fast food hamburger restaurant, or FFHR, chain as measured by the total number of restaurants. As of December 31, 2013, the Burger King system consisted of 13,667 restaurants in over 95 countries and U.S. territories. Of these restaurants, 6,231, or 46%, are located outside the U.S. and Canada. Franchisees owned and operated 13,615 restaurants, or ~100%, with the remaining 52 owned by Burger King.   Our restaurants feature flame-grilled hamburgers, chicken and other specialty sandwiches, french fries, soft drinks and other affordably-priced food items. Our Original WHOPPER®, introduced in 1957, is one of the best-known hamburger sandwiches in the world and remains a perennial favorite. During our more than 50 years of operating history, we have developed a scalable and cost-efficient quick service hamburger restaurant model that offers customers fast food at affordable prices.

 

About the Person

Mr. Gonçalves oversees the information technology, Human Resources, Global G&A management, Global Shared Services, Supplier Quality Assurance & Food Safety and Global Procurement. Prior to joining Burger King, Mr. Gonçalves served in multiple strategic roles for AmBev and InBev, including corporate development, compensation and logistics. He joined the company as a logistics supervisor at Brahma in 1995, and later served as a sales operations and control manager, SAP implementation stream leader and corporate procurement manager. Mr. Gonçalves was promoted to CFO of Agrega at AmBev, a procurement enterprise in JV with British American Tobacco in 2002, where he was responsible for all financial operations as well as HR processes. Mr. Gonçalves was global VP rewards and target setting role at InBev where he was responsible for target setting and monitoring process worldwide. He was later promoted to head of Western Europe logistics at Anheuser-Busch InBev in charge of all logistics operations and planning for the region.

 

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