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Select RBI Executives

Select RBI Executives

Daniel S. Schwartz
Daniel S. Schwartz
Executive Chairman and Co-Chairman
Daniel S. Schwartz Mr. Schwartz was appointed Co-Chairman of our Board in January 2019. He has served on our Board since December 2014. Mr. Schwartz, the former Chief Executive Officer of the Company from December 2014 until January 22, 2019, was appointed Executive Chairman of the Company effective January 23, 2019 and will serve in that capacity for a transition period ending September 30, 2019. From June 2013 until December 2014, Mr. Schwartz served as CEO, from April 2013 until June 2013, he served as Chief Operating Officer and from January 2011 until April 2013, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Burger King Worldwide, Inc. and its predecessor. Mr. Schwartz joined Burger King Holdings, Inc. in October 2010 as Executive Vice President, Deputy Chief Financial Officer. Since January 2008, Mr. Schwartz has been a partner with 3G Capital, where he was responsible for managing 3G Capital’s private equity business until October 2010. 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.
José Cil
José Cil
Chief Executive Officer
José Cil

José Cil was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Restaurant Brands International Inc. in January 2019. Mr. Cil previously served as President of Burger King beginning December 2014. In his prior roles, Mr. Cil has served as Executive Vice President and President of Europe, the Middle East and Africa for Burger King Worldwide and its predecessor for four years. Mr. Cil also served as Vice President and Regional General Manager for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in Florida, Vice President of Company Operations for Burger King Corporation and Division Vice President, Mediterranean and NW Europe Divisions, EMEA for a subsidiary of Burger King.

Matthew Dunnigan
Matthew Dunnigan
Chief Financial Officer
Matthew Dunnigan

Matthew Dunnigan was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Restaurant Brands International Inc. in January 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Dunnigan held the position of Treasurer, where he took on increasing responsibilities and successfully led RBI’s capital markets activities. Before he joined RBI, 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. Mr. Dunnigan also spent three years as a private equity investment professional for H.I.G. Capital.

Joshua Kobza
Joshua Kobza
Chief Operating Officer
Joshua Kobza

Joshua Kobza was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Restaurant Brands International Inc. in January 2019. Before that, Mr. Kobza was RBI’s Chief Technology and Development Officer, beginning January 2018 and RBI’s Chief Financial Officer, beginning December 2014. Mr. Kobza served as Chief Financial Officer of Burger King Worldwide from April 2013 to December 2014. He has held progressively more senior roles within the finance area since joining Burger King in June 2012.

Prior to his quick service restaurant experience, Mr. Kobza worked at SIP Capital, a Sao Paulo-based private investment firm, where he evaluated investments across many industries and geographies. From July 2008 until December 2010, Mr. Kobza was an analyst in the corporate private equity area of the Blackstone Group.

Duncan Fulton
Duncan Fulton
Chief Corporate Officer
Duncan Fulton Duncan Fulton was appointed Chief Corporate Officer of Restaurant Brands International Inc., in June 2018. Mr. Fulton was previously the President of FGL Sports, Senior Vice-President, Communications and Corporate Affairs for Canadian Tire Corporation (CTC), Chief Marketing Officer for FGL Sports and Mark’s and General Manager and Senior Partner of international communications company Fleishman-Hillard in Toronto.

Prior to his agency experience, Mr. Fulton served as a communication advisor and spokesman for several political leaders, including former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and New Brunswick Premier Frank McKenna.
Jill M. Granat
Jill M. Granat
General Counsel
Jill M. Granat

Jill Granat was appointed General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Restaurant Brands International Inc. in December 2014. Prior to that, Ms. Granat served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Burger King Worldwide and its predecessor, as well as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of Burger King Corporation. Ms. Granat joined BK’s legal department in 1998 going on to hold increasingly more senior roles with the company.