Burger King has announced the promotion of four executives to the roles of vice presidents as it prepares to meet aggressive expansion targets for its current financial year. The company has promoted Mike Keppitt to vice president of global business intelligence and strategy, Jonathan Fitzpatrick to vice president of development and franchising, John Reckert to vice president of global operations, research and development, and Chris Anderson to vice president of finance. It also announced it would pay off $25m (£12.2m) in debt on 31 July due to "strong cash flow" during its second quarter to 30 June.