General Sessions
10:00 – 11:45

General Session 

Location: Roselle Simpor Ballroom, Sands Expo Level 4
Social Enterprise Grand Prize Drawing

Vice President, Industry Affairs | Honorary Co-chair
The Coca-Cola Company

Director, International Business Development | Honorary Co-chair

Presented By:
Coca-Cola Company
Cutting through the Chaos: Making Sense of a Disrupted World

Restaurants brands that expand globally do so in an increasingly tumultuous world. Hear global restaurant leaders share their perspectives and experiences navigating political, economic and regulatory headwinds while doing business outside home borders in a time of rising expressions of national self-interest.


2019 IFA Chair, Managing Director & Partner, Franworth, and Chairman, PMTD Restaurants

President, International and Chief Development Officer
The Wendy's Company

International President
FOCUS Brands

The GRLC International Power Panel

Given this extraordinary conclusion to an unprecedented gathering of global industry leaders, do not miss the final conversation at GRLC:  an assembly of four of the world’s smartest, most accomplished restaurateurs, interviewed by a highly-regarded foodservice business development veteran.  These visionary leaders will share what’s driving their respective companies’ growth as it relates to international opportunities and provide actionable insights they’ve garnered in their collective decades of leadership and foodservice success.  Each highly respected panelist will provide compelling imperatives for global growth through the power of partnership in the future. 


CEO, Executive Chairman of Competitive Foods Australia and Founder, Hungry Jack's

President of Taco Bell International
Taco Bell

Chief Executive Officer
Jollibee Foods Corporation

Sodexo Asia



The fourth annual Global Restaurant Leadership Conference (GRLC), presented by Winsight, LLC, will take place Nov. 3-6, 2019, at the Marina Bay Sands luxury hotel in Singapore.

The Global Restaurant Leadership Distinction Awards are awarded to those restaurant brands that excel in the global marketplace through Innovation, Industry Service, Partnership and Expansion.