MIAMI (Restaurant News Release) Burger King Corporation (BKC) today announced that the company has been presented with the annual 2010 Best People Practices Award from People Report™, the leading provider of human resources insight for the service sector industry. BKC was honored with the award in the Quick Service Category for the company’s achievements in management retention, hourly employee retention and composite diversity, year-over-year improvements, as well as community involvement and overall sustainable business practices.
“We are honored to be recognized by People Report™ with their prestigious Best People Practices award,” said Jose Tomás, executive vice president, chief human resources and communications officer for BKC. “We work hard to enhance, evolve and sustain our human resources practices throughout our organization and are proud of the strides we’ve made in making our company a great place to work and creating a culture where everyone can succeed.”
BKC is the largest quick service restaurant brand to ever win the Best People Practices award and was recognized among the 100+ member companies that track, analyze and benchmark their human capital intelligence on a monthly basis.
About Burger King Corporation
The BURGER KING® system operates more than 12,200 restaurants in all 50 states and in 76 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. Approximately 90 percent of BURGER KING® restaurants are owned and operated by independent franchisees, many of them family-owned operations that have been in business for decades. In 2010, Burger King Corp. was listed on Working Mother’s Best Companies for Multicultural Women, which honors companies that are dedicated to bringing more perspectives to the decision-making table by promoting the advancement of multicultural women. In 2008, Fortune magazine ranked Burger King Corp. among America’s 1,000 largest corporations and Ad Week named it one of the top three industry-changing advertisers within the last three decades. To learn more about Burger King Corp., please visit the company’s Web site at www.bk.com.