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RBI Promotes Three Executives

Multiconcept operator Restaurant Brands International made a trio of executive promotions.

Restaurant BrandsDaniel Schwartz, Jose Cil and Josh Kozba

Daniel Schwartz was promoted to executive chairman of RBI and co-chairman of RBI’s board of directors. Schwartz was Burger King CEO in 2013 and has been RBI’s CEO since its formation in 2014.

Jose Cil was promoted to CEO of RBI. He had served as president of Burger King since 2014. Cil has been with Burger King for more than 18 years.

Josh Kobza was promoted to chief operating officer of RBI. He has spent seven years as an executive with the company, holding such posts as chief financial officer from 2013 through 2017 and chief technology and development officer in 2018. In his new role, Kobza will continue to oversee the establishment of new international franchise partnerships as well as the implementation of the company's technology initiatives, and will now also ensure that RBI's various operational teams best support the global growth of the company's three brands.

In addition to Burger King, RBI’s portfolio of restaurant companies includes Tim Hortons and Popeyes.