- How does Restaurant Brands International manages food safety and quality to ensure high standards across supply chains that stretch around the world?
- Illustrating how RBI uses systems and processes to allow better control and discipline implementing global standards
- Describing successful approaches to ensure the right balance between growth and control
- Discuss strategies and challenges to continuously upgrade our standards ahead of emerging threats and effectively rollout globally
Diego oversees the global quality, food safety, and nutrition teams for Restaurant Brands International, including Burger King, Tim Hortons, Popeyes, and Firehouse Subs brands. He is responsible for RBI quality and food safety policies and strategies. He is also in charge of the approval and monitoring of all food and packaging suppliers and products, worldwide.
Diego started in the food business with Burger King in 1994 in Spain, as quality manager for the Mediterranean area and returned in 2007 as Quality Sr Director for EMEA, after 10 years with Yum brands in several roles in Europe, Mexico, and USA. He moved to Miami in 2010, where he currently lives with his wife, as VP global Quality Assurance for Burger King, and changed in 2018 to his current role as VP global Quality Assurance at RBI.
Diego has a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, and an Executive MBA by the Instituto de Empresa in Madrid, Spain.