LONDON- Ex-Macdonald's veteran Giorgio Minardi has been appointed vice-president of Burger King's North West European Division. The division encompasses the UK & Ireland and Scandinavian markets.
    Minardi, who has served just two months as BK's regional vp for Asia Pacific, spent sixteen years at McDonald's. He will take up his new, London-based job in April, reporting to Martin Brok, senior vp EMEA for franchise operations and marketing.