Fort Lauderdale, Fla. — BurgerFi International Inc., owner of leading fast-casual brand BurgerFi and Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza & Wings, is making a change in senior leadership as Christopher Jones will be joining as chief financial officer on July 10, 2023. Jones is replacing the current CFO, Mike Rabinovitch, who is transitioning to Lionheart Capital as a senior advisor. Lionheart Capital along with its founder and the company’s executive chairman, Ophir Sternberg, is the company’s largest shareholder. Rabinovitch will remain in his role as CFO until July 10, 2023 and is then expected to remain with the company and assist in the transition with Jones.
“Mike has been an instrumental part of BurgerFi’s story. We have benefitted from his unwavering commitment and leadership these past few years and we are grateful for the strong foundation he leaves behind,” says Ophir Sternberg, executive chairman of BurgerFi International Inc. and founder & CEO of Lionheart Capital. “I want to thank him for his partnership and willingness to support a seamless transition with Chris before becoming a senior advisor with Lionheart Capital.”
Jones currently serves as chief financial officer of Odyssey Marine Exploration in Tampa, Fla. Early in his career, Jones served in operations when he was manager of store operations for Saks Fifth Avenue.
SOURCE: BurgerFi International Inc.