Joshua Kobza was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Restaurant Brands International Inc. in January 2019. In this capacity, Mr. Kobza is responsible for a number of functions that support our brands globally including new international franchise partnerships, technology, human resources, global business services, supply chain and global operations. Before that, Mr. Kobza was Chief Technology and Development Officer throughout 2018 and served as our Chief Financial Officer from April 2013 to December 2017. He joined Burger King in July 2012 in the company’s finance area. Prior to his quick service restaurant experience, Mr. Kobza worked at SIP Capital, a Sao Paulo-based private investment firm from January 2011 to June 2012. From July 2008 until December 2010, Mr. Kobza was an analyst in the corporate private equity area of the Blackstone Group.