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RBI moves CFO Josh Kobza to new tech post

RBI moves CFO Josh Kobza to new tech post

Burger King owner names Matt Dunnigan CFO

Restaurant Brands International has moved its current chief financial officer, Josh Kobza, to the newly created role of chief technology and development officer and has named Matt Dunnigan its new CFO, the company said Monday.

The parent company of Burger King, Tim Horton’s and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, based in Oakville, Ontario, said it was making the move in response to rapid developments in the digital and other technological sectors.

“Josh’s track record of success in his most recent role includes not only building a strong finance team but also leading the ambitious expansion of our brands globally,” Daniel Schwartz, RBI’s CEO, said in a press release. “This new challenge will allow him to continue to have a big impact on our success, in perhaps the most critical area of any consumer business today, by leading our digital and technology efforts globally for all three brands.”

Dunnigan has been the company’s treasurer since 2014, leading the all of the capital markets activities, the company said.

Kobza said he was looking forward to his new job.

“I’m personally very excited for this new challenge and the opportunity to focus more intensely on our restaurants and guests,” he said in a statement. “In this rapidly-changing market with many innovative new technologies becoming available to our industry, I’m looking forward to finding new ways technology can help us enhance the experience millions of guests have when they interact with our brands every day.”

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