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Burger King parent announces leadership change after US$60b sales target

The changes are said to support the company’s long-term growth strategy.

Restaurant Brands International has announced several key leadership changes amidst their bid to reach a minimum of 40,000 restaurants, US$60b in system-wide sales and US$3.2b in Adjusted Operating Income by 2028. 

Sami Siddiqui has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Matt Dunnigan who is leaving the company. Jeff Klein will take over from Siddiqui as the new President of Popeyes US and Canada

President of EMEA Thiago Santelmo has been appointed the President of International. Santelmo succeeds David Shear, who will remain with the Company for a year as an advisor and assist in the transition. A new President of EMEA and Chief Marketing Officer for Popeyes will be named at a later date.  

RBI announced in its five-year outlook that it plans to open 7,000 new restaurants in international markets.

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