Burger King CEO To Become Heinz Chief After $28B Buyout

Law360, New York (April 11, 2013, 6:19 PM EDT) -- A 3G Capital partner who has been the CEO of Burger King Worldwide Inc. since it was acquired by the private equity firm in 2010 will become the new chief of H.J. Heinz Co. once 3G and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway complete their $28 billion buyout of the iconic food company, the parties said Wednesday.

Bernardo Hees will assume the CEO role once the deal closes, which is expected to be later this year. 3G tapped Hees to run Burger King after it bought out the fast...
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