Iwo Zakowski General Manager, Burger King

Iwo holds a degree in business administration from the Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration in Helsinki. He started his career in marketing in 2006 at Danone as Junior Brand Manager. Within the following 3 years, Iwo held several different marketing positions becoming in 2010 Marketing Manager for Danone Dairy in Finland. During 2011-12 Iwo was Marketing Director Danone Dairy for the Baltic Countries. During 2013-2016 he then moved to Marketing Director Nordics for Danone Dairy and Juices based in Stockholm.

Iwo joined the Burger King® corporation as Marketing Director Central Division EMEA in mid-2016. From April 2017 he worked as lead Marketing & Media in Burger King Germany based in Hannover. There he initiated campaigns like ”Loving it”, ”Love fire”, ”BkWatch” and ”Gift of Fire”.

Specialized in Brand Management and Marketing, Iwo is a strong believer of data driven decision making, solid processes as well as always understanding consumer and guests better. Ensuring success is working with best in class talents as well as superb partners.

As of January 2018, Iwo became General Manager of Burger King Sweden.


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