Burger King Corporation announced the appointment of Rick N. Brown to vice president, field marketing and sales manager, effective today. He will report directly to Chris Clouser, executive vice president and chief global marketing officer. In this position, Brown's main focus will be to develop and implement Burger King Corporation's strategic marketing programs and tactical plans on a regional basis, as well as direct the product introductions, advertising and merchandising initiatives. These efforts will help propel the BURGER KING® brand to greater market share in the intensely competitive landscape of regional marketing.