Restaurant Brands International Inc names Jose Cil, the current head of its Burger King business as its chief executive officer. He will be replacing Daniel Schwartz.
Cil, who has been with Burger King for 18 years and its president since 2014, will be tasked with improving global sales for the company’s three brands – Tim Hortons, Popeyes and Burger King.
Restaurant Brands also stated that it expects fourth quarter comparable sales to rise 2.2% in Canada and 1.9% globally at its Tim Hortons chain. Burger King comparable sales are expected to grow 0.8% in the United States.
The company stated that it expects comparable sales of 1.7% at its Burger King outlets globally in the fourth quarter compared to a 4.6% rise in the same period last year.
It expects 1.9% rise in comparable sales at its coffee and doughnut chain Tim Horton, which saw a 0.1% rise, a year ago.