RBI slots Canadian executive into CCO spot

Burger King, Popeyes and Tim Hortons parent company, Restaurant Brands International Inc., has named Duncan Fulton its chief corporate officer, a news release said. 

In the position, he will oversee and advance the brands' strategic growth, brand and corporate communications, government relations and franchisee relations. 

"Duncan has an impressive track record as a retail, agency and government executive, including being widely recognized for driving innovation and speed of execution in all his previous roles," RBI CEO Daniel Schwartz said in the release. "His skills as a brand leader, digital innovator, communicator and his experience running a retail network and working closely with franchisees will be of great benefit to RBI and our growth agenda in the coming years."

Schwartz said as a well-known Canadian executive, Fulton will play an important role with the Tim Hortons(r) executive team.

"I have always been attracted to companies and organizations that have aggressive growth agendas and are prepared to move quickly to innovate and adapt to the markets around them," Fulton said in the release. 

Topics: Business Strategy and Profitability, Human Resources

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