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Restaurant Brands International Inc (QSR.TO)

QSR.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Daniel Schwartz

39 2019 Co-Chairman of the Board

Alexandre Behring

53 2019 Independent Co-Chairman of the Board

Jose Cil

50 2019 Chief Executive Officer

Matthew Dunnigan

36 2018 Chief Financial Officer

Felipe Athayde

41 2019 President - Popeyes Americas

Christopher Finazzo

38 2017 President - Burger King Americas

Axel Schwan

46 2020 President - Tim Hortons Americas

Joshua Kobza

33 2019 Chief Operating Officer

Jacqueline Friesner

47 2014 Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Fernando Machado

45 2019 Chief Marketing Officer

Jill Granat

54 2014 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Joao Castro-Neves

53 2018 Independent Director

Carlos Alberto da Veiga Sicupira

72 2014 Independent Director

Paul Fribourg

66 2014 Independent Director

Neil Golden

58 2016 Independent Director

Ali Hedayat

45 2016 Independent Director

Golnar Khosrowshahi

48 2018 Independent Director

Roberto Moses Thompson Motta

62 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Daniel Schwartz

Mr. Daniel S. Schwartz serves as Co-Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Schwartz served as the Chief Executive Officer of RBI and its predecessor BKW from June 2013 until January 2019 and as Executive Chairman from January 2019 through June 2019. Mr. Schwartz joined Burger King Holdings, Inc. the predecessor to BKW in October 2010 as Executive Vice President, Deputy Chief Financial Officer. From January 2011 until April 2013, he served as Chief Financial Officer of BKW and from April 2013 until June 2013, he served as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Schwartz is Co-Managing Partner and a director of 3G Capital, a global investment firm. From 2012 until February 2015, Mr. Schwartz served as a director of Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc., RBI’s largest Burger King franchisee in the United States. Mr. Schwartz is a director of 3G Capital. .

Alexandre Behring

Mr. Alexandre C. Behring serves as Independent Co-Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Behring is a Founding Partner and has been Managing Partner (now Co-Managing Partner) and a Board Member of 3G Capital Partners LP, a global investment firm (“3G Capital”), since 2004. Following the acquisition of Burger King Holdings, Inc. by 3G Capital, he served on the board of Burger King Worldwide, Inc. (“BKW”) and its predecessor as chairman from October 2010 until December 2014. Mr. Behring has served as Chairman of the Kraft Heinz Company since July 2015, following Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital’s acquisition of H.J. Heinz Company in June 2013 and subsequent combination with Kraft Foods Group in July 2015. Mr. Behring also served as a director of Anheuser-Busch InBev, a global brewer, from April 2014 until April 2019. Previously, Mr. Behring spent ten years at GP Investimentos, one of Latin America’s premier private-equity firms, including eight years as a partner and member of the firm’s Investment Committee. He served for seven years, from 1998 until 2004, as Chief Executive Officer of America Latina Logistica (“ALL”), one of Latin America’s largest railroad and logistics companies. He also served as a director of ALL until December 2011. From July 2008 until May 2011, Mr. Behring served as a director of CSX Corporation, a U.S. rail-based transportation company.

Jose Cil

Mr. Jose E. Cil is Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Cil served as Executive Vice President and President of Europe, the Middle East and Africa for Burger King Worldwide and its predecessor from November 2010 until December 2014. Prior to this role, Mr. Cil was Vice President and Regional General Manager for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in Florida from February 2010 to November 2010. From September 2008 to January 2010, Mr. Cil served as Vice President of Company Operations of Burger King Corporation and from September 2005 to September 2008, he served as Division Vice President, Mediterranean and NW Europe Divisions, EMEA of a subsidiary of Burger King Corporation.

Matthew Dunnigan

Mr. Matthew Dunnigan is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. From October 2014 until January 2018, Mr. Dunnigan held the position of Treasurer, where he took on increasing responsibilities and successfully led all of the Company's capital markets activities. Before he joined the Company, 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. Prior to that, Mr. Dunnigan spent three years as a private equity investment professional for H.I.G. Capital.

Felipe Athayde

Mr. Felipe Athayde serves as President - Popeyes Americas of the Company. From July 2017 until March 2019, he served as President, Latin American and Caribbean for Burger King, in Miami, Florida. From December 2015 until June 2017, he served as President, U.S. for Burger King and from December 2014 to December 2015 as Executive Vice President, U.S. Development for Tim Hortons. From April 2013 to December 2014, Mr. Athayde was General Manager, U.S. West Division for Burger King.

Christopher Finazzo

Mr. Christopher Finazzo serves as President - Burger King Americas of the Company. Mr. Finazzo served as Head of Marketing, North America for Burger King from January 2017 to December 2017 and was Head of Development for Burger King from January 2016 to January 2017. Since joining Burger King in May 2014, he has held various roles in marketing and development. Prior to joining Burger King, Mr. Finazzo was on the strategy team at Macy’s.

Axel Schwan

Mr. Axel Schwan serves as President - Tim Hortons Americas of the Company. Mr. Schwan served as Global Chief Marketing Officer of Tim Hortons from October 2017 to October 2019 and prior to that served as the Chief Marketing Officer of Burger King from January 2014 to October 2017.

Joshua Kobza

Mr. Joshua Kobza is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Kobza served as Chief Technology Officer and Development Officer of the Company from January 2018 to January 2019, and as Chief Financial Officer of the Company from December 2014 to January 2018. From April 2013 to December 2014, Mr. Kobza served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Burger King Worldwide. Mr. Kobza joined Burger King Worldwide in June 2012 as Director, Investor Relations, and was promoted to Senior Vice President, Global Finance in December 2012. From January 2011 until June 2012, Mr. Kobza worked at SIP Capital, a Sao Paulo based private investment firm, where he evaluated investments across a number of industries and geographies. From July 2008 until December 2010, Mr. Kobza served as an analyst in the corporate private equity area of the Blackstone Group in New York City.

Jacqueline Friesner

Ms. Jacqueline Friesner is Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of Restaurant Brands International Inc. Ms. Friesner served as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Burger King Worldwide and its predecessor from March 2011 until December 2014. Prior thereto, Ms. Friesner served in positions of increasing responsibility with Burger King Corporation. Before joining Burger King Corporation in October 2002, she was an audit manager at Pricewaterhouse Coopers in Miami, Florida.

Fernando Machado

Mr. Fernando Machado serves as Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. Mr. Machado served as Chief Marketing Officer of Burger King beginning July 2019 and prior to that served as Head of Brand Marketing, Burger King from October 2017 through June 2019 and Senior Vice President, Global Brand Management of Burger King from March 2014 to October 2017. Prior to joining Burger King, Mr. Machado held several brand development positions at Unilever.

Jill Granat

Ms. Jill M. Granat is General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Restaurant Brands International Inc. Ms. Granat served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Burger King Worldwide and its predecessor since February 2011. Prior to this time, Ms. Granat was Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of Burger King Corporation from July 2009 until March 2011. Ms. Granat joined Burger King Corporation in 1998 as a member of the legal department and served in positions of increasing responsibility with Burger King Corporation.

Joao Castro-Neves

Mr. Joao M. Castro-Neves is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Castro-Neves is a Partner of 3G Capital, a global investment firm. Mr. Castro-Neves was Zone President, North America, of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV from January 2015 until December 2017. Mr. Castro-Neves joined Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (AMBEV), a predecessor of Anheuser-Busch InBev, in 1996 and served in positions of increasing responsibility, including Chief Financial Officer from January 2005 until December 2006 and Chief Executive Officer from January 2009 until December 2014. He has also served as CEO of Quilmes Industrial S.A., a subsidiary of AMBEV based in Argentina, from January 2007 until December 2008. Mr. Castro-Neves has served as a director of the Kraft Heinz Company since June 2019. Mr. Castro-Neves holds a degree in computer engineering from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro and an M.B.A. from the University of Illinois.

Carlos Alberto da Veiga Sicupira

Mr. Carlos Alberto da Veiga Sicupira is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sicupira has served on our Board since December 2014 and previously served on the board of BKW and its predecessor from October 2010 until December 2014. Mr. Sicupira is one of the founding Principal Partners of 3G Capital and continues to serve as a board member. Mr. Sicupira served as a member of the board of directors of Anheuser-Busch InBev from 2004 until April 2019. Mr. Sicupira has been Chairman of Lojas Americanas, one of South America’s largest retailers, since 1981, where he served as Chief Executive Officer until 1992. He has also been a member of the Board of Dean’s Advisors of Harvard Business School since 1998 and serves on the boards of Fundação Brava and Fundação Estudar, not-for-profit foundations in Brazil.

Paul Fribourg

Mr. Paul J. Fribourg is an Independent Director of the Company. Previously, Mr. Fribourg served on the board of BKW and its predecessor from October 2010 until December 2014. Since July 1997, Mr. Fribourg has served as the Chairman and CEO of Continental Grain Company, an international agribusiness and investment company. Prior to taking this role, he held a variety of positions with increasing responsibility, from Merchandiser and Product Line Manager to Group President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Fribourg has been Lead Director of Loews Corporation, a large diversified holding company, since October 1997. Mr. Fribourg has also been a director of The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc., one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin-care, make-up, fragrances and hair products, since April 2006, Castleton Commodities International, a leading merchant energy company, since January 2013, Syngenta AG, a leading agriculture company, since November 2018, Bunge Limited, an agribusiness and food company, since November 2018 and Restaurant Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of edible oil management and distribution systems, since October 2018. He was a director of Apollo Global Management, LLC, an alternative investment management firm, from March 2011 until November 30, 2018, Smithfield Foods, Inc., the world’s largest pork producer and processor, from May 2007 until September 2009, Power Corporation of Canada, a diversified management and holding company, from 2005 until 2008, Premium Standard Farms, Inc., a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, Inc., from May 1998 until April 2007, and Vivendi, S.A., a French international media conglomerate, from January 2003 until June 2006.

Neil Golden

Mr. Neil Golden is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Golden served as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for McDonald’s Corporation’s U.S. segment from November 2007 until September 2013 and retired from McDonald’s in February 2014. Prior to that, he served in positions of increasing responsibility at McDonald’s since 1989. Prior to joining McDonald’s, Mr. Golden held positions at Burger King Corporation and RC Cola Co. Since May 2014, Mr. Golden has been a lecturer and faculty advisor with his alma mater Northwestern University. Mr. Golden has served as an advisory board member for Home Partners of America, a company that provides a lease-to-own homeownership program and services, since September 2014. In addition, since April 2015, he has served as an executive consultant to Revenue Management Solutions, a firm specializing in providing pricing guidance to the restaurant and retail categories. Mr. Golden serves on the board of Learners Edge, a company that provides an online education platform serving the k-12 teaching community and DataSource, a firm specializing in serving multi-location brands in the optimization of a wide range of marketing and operations communications. He also competed on the Men’s International Professional Tennis Tour.

Ali Hedayat

Mr. Ali Hedayat is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hedayat is the founder and has been Managing Director of Maryana Capital, a financial firm in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, since March 2015. He previously cofounded Edoma Capital in London, a capital fund, where he worked from 2010 until December 2012, and was a partner at Indus Capital, a capital fund in London, from May 2013 until March 2015. Mr. Hedayat held progressively more senior roles at the Goldman Sachs Group from 1997 to 2010, including from 2005 to 2007 as Managing Director of the European Principal Strategies group and from 2007 to 2010 as Managing Director and Co-head of the Americas Principal Strategies group. Mr. Hedayat served on the board and audit committee of U.S. Geothermal Inc., a renewable energy company, from February 2017 until April 2018 and, from May 2018 through July 2019, served on the board and governance and nomination committee of Crius Energy, an independent energy retailer in the United States.

Golnar Khosrowshahi

Ms. Golnar Khosrowshahi is Independent Director of the company. Ms. Khosrowshahi has been the Chief Executive Officer of Reservoir Media Management, an independent music company based in New York with offices in Los Angeles, London, Nashville and Toronto, since July 2007. Prior to that, Ms. Khosrowshahi was the Director of Account Services at Imagination NYC Inc., an experiential marketing firm headquartered in the United Kingdom, from 1999 to 2002. Ms. Khosrowshahi serves on the audit and finance committee of The Bishop Strachan School, Canada’s oldest independent day and boarding school for girls (since September 2017), as Board Chair of Silkroad, a musical collective founded by cellist Yo-Yo Ma in 1998 (since September 2013), and as a director on the board of the National Music Publishers Association, a trade association representing all American music publishers and their songwriting partners (since June 2015).

Roberto Moses Thompson Motta

Mr. Roberto Moses Thompson Motta is an Independent Director of the Company. Previously, Mr. Thompson Motta served on the board of BKW from July 2013 until December 2014. From 1986 to 1992, Mr. Thompson Motta worked in the corporate finance department of Banco Garantia, Brazil’s largest investment bank. From 1993 to 2004, he was the founding and managing partner of GP Investimentos and a member of its board of directors until September 2010. Mr. Thompson Motta has also served as a member of the boards of directors of Companhia de Bebidas das Américas, or AMBEV, a Brazilian brewing company, since September 1998 (and AmBev S.A. since July 2013), Lojas Americanas since August 2001, São Carlos Empreendimentos e Participações S.A. since September 2001 and StoneCo Ltd, a leading provider of financial technology solutions, since October 2018. From August 2004 until April 2014, Mr. Thompson Motta served on the board of directors of Anheuser Busch InBev. Mr. Thompson Motta is one of the founding partners of 3G Capital and continues to serve as a board member.