Meet the young businessman tasked with reviving the Burger King empire
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Burger King is in trouble, but its new CEO, 33-year-old Daniel Schwartz, has been secretly engineering a big turnaround. In his first year in office, Schwartz has sold off the corporate jet as well as all but 52 of the company’s nearly 14,000 burger joints. He’s also surrounded himself with a cadre of youngsters with business smarts, but little fast food experience. Can Schwartz put some mustard on Burger King’s business model before it’s too late? Will Chipotle’s organic business plan prove to be too spicy to handle? Check out the full story over at Bloomberg BusinessWeek to find out.