Kelly MacPherson, SVP, CIO, Restaurant Brands International

Kelly MacPherson, SVP, Chief Information Officer, Restaurant Brands International, served as panel speaker at the ITWomen “Inspiring Women to the Top” May 21, 2015 program.

KellyMacPhersonKelly MacPherson was appointed Chief Information Officer of Restaurant Brands International on January 9, 2015. Today, she is responsible for overseeing the company’s information technology functions for the BURGER KING® and TIM HORTONS® brands. Ms. MacPherson served as Chief Information Officer of Burger King Worldwide since February 2012 where she led the Global Information Technology organization and the company’s overall IT operations. In this time, MacPherson provided direction and oversight of domestic and international corporate technology initiatives, network/telecommunications, IT security/compliance, architecture, disaster recovery planning, applications support and global data consolidation for business intelligence.

Prior to joining BKW, MacPherson was vice president of technology, Solutions Delivery at Abercrombie & Fitch, where she led strategic IT programs including the design and development of multiple enterprise integrations and POS applications. Streamlining the company’s domestic and international technology platforms, MacPherson directed the execution of an IT strategy that included more than 100 projects in an array of business areas, including international store systems, mobile, supply chain, design and sourcing, loss prevention and merchandising.

Prior to Abercrombie & Fitch, MacPherson was head of technology for Hard Rock Café International, where she led company-wide initiatives, including CRM, e-Commerce and business intelligence while driving the organization’s evolving IT framework and global system capabilities.

With more than two decades of industry experience, MacPherson holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from University of Saint Thomas, Minnesota.

February 2015