Burger King Corp. Appoints Natalia Franco Global Chief Marketing Officer

Burger King Corporation (NYSE:BKC) announced the appointment of Natalia Franco as executive vice president and global chief marketing officer, effective May 17, 2010. In this executive leadership position, Franco will be responsible for the company’s global marketing function, overseeing product innovation, consumer insights and the development, implementation and communication of the BURGER KING® brand’s marketing and advertising strategies worldwide.

National Restaurant Association Names Joan Rector McGlockton Vice President of Industry Affairs and Food Policy

The National Restaurant Association today announced Joan Rector McGlockton has joined the Association as Vice President of Industry Affairs and Food Policy. In this position, she will lead the Association’s food regulatory policy and advocacy efforts. McGlockton has extensive experience working with food service and hospitality issues, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Sodexo, Inc.