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“Strong franchisee relationships are a hallmark of the Latin America region and Armando is well positioned to maintain these vital connections,” Chidsey says. “He is a 33 year veteran of the company with an enduring passion for his people and the brand. A natural successor to the position, Armando represents our ability to fill leadership roles internally with the best in the industry.”
Jacomino began his career at a Burger King restaurant in 1970 as a crew member in Miami. He rose quickly through restaurant management positions in both the U.S. and Latin America regions. After leaving Burger King Corp. to serve as a regional operations manager for two large corporations, he rejoined the company as a franchise business manager in 1998. Most recently, Jacomino served as vice president of operations, training and Mexico development for the Latin America region. Jacomino is a graduate of Miami-Dade College.
Jacomino replaces Julio Ramirez, who was promoted to executive vice president of global operations.