BK Creates, Fills Inclusion, Talent Management Job

  • January 18, 2008
Burger King has named Robert Perkins vice president/inclusion and talent management, a newly created position.

He will oversee BK's internal and external inclusion strategies, and will be responsible for ensuring progress against objectives in each of the company's inclusion pillars: workforce, community, guests and operators/suppliers. Perkins will also be responsible for BK's talent management group, overseeing management development, including talent assessment and reviews, leadership development and training, and succession planning. He reports to Pete Smith, chief human resources officer.

Perkins comes to BK as a senior human resources executive with extensive global experience in the consumer products, media and entertainment industries. He worked most recently at Sony BMG Music, where he directed the company's efforts in management and executive development, talent acquisition and diversity compliance.

His prior experience also includes leadership roles of increasing responsibility at Time Warner, Philip Morris, Kraft Foods, Avon Products and Procter and Gamble.

--Nina M. Lentini



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