Mr. Alexandre Behring
Mr. Behring has served on our Board as Chairman since June 2015 and previously served as Chairman of the Heinz board from June 2013 to July 2015. Mr. Behring is a Founding Partner and has been Managing Partner and a board member of 3G Capital, a global investment firm, since 2004. He also has served as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Restaurant Brands International Inc. ("RBI"), the parent company of Burger King, Popeyes and Tim Hortons, quick service restaurant companies, since December 2014. Previously, he had served on the Board of Directors of Burger King Worldwide, Inc. and its predecessor as Chairman from October 2010 until December 2014. Mr. Behring also served as a director of AB InBev, a multinational drink and brewing holdings company, from April 2014 to April 2019. Previously, Mr. Behring spent 10 years at GP Investments, including eight years as a partner and member of the firm’s Investment Committee. He served for seven years, from 1998 through 2004, as Chief Executive Officer of America Latina Logistica (“ALL”), one of Latin America’s largest railroad and logistics companies. He served as a director of ALL until December 2011. From July 2008 to May 2011, Mr. Behring served as a director of CSX Corporation, a U.S. rail-based transportation company.
Mr. Behring’s extensive leadership experience in developing and operating both public and private companies brings an important perspective and ability to lead and motivate. Mr. Behring’s particular qualifications and operational, financial, logistics, and strategic skills strengthen the Board’s collective knowledge and capabilities.