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Burger King Gets New SVP of North American Operations

2008-05-06 Gladys DeClouet succeeds Dave Gagnon, who announced his intention to leave the company at the end of the fiscal year.

Burger King Offers Branded Mobile Game

2008-04-24 The BK City game is supported by a variety of national carriers and available exclusively for download by texting “KING” to 90210 for a monthly subscription fee of $2.99.

Fast Food Named One of the Fastest Growing Industries

2008-04-21 According to the 2008 BrandZ Top 100 Most Powerful Brands, the industry category continues to be one of the fastest growing in terms of brand value growth, rising by 27 percent over last year.

New Angus Burgers at Burger King

2008-04-03 The Steakhouse and the Loaded Steakhouse Burger feature 100 percent Angus beef and 'premium' toppings.

Burger King–Branded Greeting Cards on the Horizon

2008-03-18 Kansas City–based Andrews McMeel Publishing will develop a line of greeting cards featuring Burger King mascot, the King.

Burger King to Test Branded Chips

2008-01-30 Burger King restaurants in Ohio and Florida are expected to begin testing Ketchup & Fries chips throughout the first quarter of 2008.

Burger King Enters Colombia

2007-12-13 The first restaurant is expected to open during the first half of 2008 in Medellin. Additional restaurant openings in Medellin and Cali are scheduled during the next two years.

The Whopper Turns 50

2007-12-06 BK's flagship menu item will be immortalized at Madame Tussauds wax museum today in New York City as part of its birthday celebration.

Burger Launches Diversity Campaign

2007-12-05 The "Real People, Real Success" campaign shines the spotlight on BK’s diverse employees, suppliers, and franchisees.

Jacomino Chosen for BK Latin American Growth

2007-11-06 Burger King appoints Armando Jacomino, who originally began with the company as a Miami crew member in 1970, to president of the company's Latin America region.