3G names new CEO for Burger King

Bernardo Hees will take the reins after acquisition closes

The private-equity firm acquiring Burger King Holdings Inc. said it would appoint Bernardo Hees as chief executive of the nation's No. 2 burger chain once the deal closes.

Hees most recently was chief executive of America Latina Logistica, or ALL, Latin America's largest railroad and logistics company, and is a partner in Brazilian-backed 3G Capital, which said last week it would acquire Miami-based Burger King for $24 a share in a deal valued at $4 billion. The transaction is expected

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