The increased toasting time makes the sandwiches hotter, while the new grilling technique produces juicier burgers, Steve Easterbrook, the restaurant chain?s chief executive officer, said at an investment conference in New York on Wednesday. ?These little things add up to big differences for our customers,? Easterbrook said. Easterbrook, who took the CEO job in March, is trying to pull the company out of a prolonged slump.
Richard Bergstrom, director general of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations, told Reuters his members had not been paid by Greece since December 2014. Drugmakers and EU officials are now discussing options in the event Greece defaults on its debt or leaves the euro zone, disrupting imports of vital goods, including medicines. "We have started a conversation in Brussels with the European Commission," Bergstrom said.