Gregorio Jiménez becomes the president of the group’s board


The board of directors of Restaurant Brands Iberia, a group that has the exploitation rights as master franchise of Burger King, Popeyes and Tim Hortons in Spain and Portugal, has appointed Luis Herault as the company’s new CEO, as reported by this Wednesday the company.

Herault will succeed Gregorio Jiménez, founder and CEO for more than 30 years, to lead “the next chapter of growth and transformation of the company”, as highlighted by the company.

Herault, current CEO of the Ikos Iberia hotel group

Among his professional career, Herault has been corporate general director and chief marketing officer of Iberostar; vice president of Marketing for Spain at Pepsico, and general director of PortAventura World.

For his part, after more than 30 years at the head of the company, and as part of a transition already initially agreed with the funds managed by Cinven Limited after its entry into the capital in 2021, Gregorio Jiménez becomes the president of the board of directors. Restaurant Brands Iberia.

The new CEO of Restaurant Brands Iberia, Luis Herault, has assured that he is joining the company with “great enthusiasm”, which he sees as having “a magnificent present and an exciting future” and “which has a splendid team of professionals.” , the experience of Gregorio Jiménez and the support of the funds managed by Cinven”.

For his part, the president of the group’s board, Gregorio Jiménez, has highlighted that he is “delighted” with the incorporation of Herault to the company as CEO, while at the same time he has been “confident” that “the union of the profile of “Luis, with the support and strength that the funds managed by Cinven give the firm, ensures a promising future for the company.”