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Warren Buffett to Visit New Beijing Dairy Queen®

2010-09-29 10:26
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Visit Marks the Dairy Queen System's Continued Focus on International Expansion

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American Dairy Queen Corporation:

Who:

 

Legendary investor and renowned philanthropist Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A and BRK.B), which owns American Dairy Queen Corporation, along with Microsoft Corporation Chairman Bill Gates and International Dairy Queen, Inc. President and CEO John Gainor

 

 

 

What:

 

Will visit the newly opened Joy City Dairy Queen® in Beijing to celebrate Dairy Queen's continued international expansion

 

 

 

When & Where:

 

Thursday, Sept. 30 at 10:15 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Dairy Queen

 

 

No.101 North Chao Yang Road, Chao Yang District in Beijing

 

 

 

Visuals:

 

1. Warren Buffett and Bill Gates enjoying DQ® Blizzard Treats at the new Beijing Dairy Queen restaurant

 

 

2. John Gainor greeting Warren Buffett at the Joy City mall entrance with a Chinese Lion dance celebration as the backdrop

 

 

3. Warren Buffett and John Gainor presented with flowers by children from a local Beijing charity

 

 

 

 

About Dairy Queen's International Expansion Plans:

American Dairy Queen Corporation, owned by Berkshire Hathaway and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., operates 6,000 restaurants worldwide. Currently, more than 700 of these restaurants are located in 17 countries outside of the U.S. and Canada with 300 located in China. With a strategic focus on international growth, the Dairy Queen system plans to increase its presence in China by adding more than 200 locations by the end of 2011. For more information, visit DairyQueen.com.

 

CONTACT:

American Dairy Queen Corporation
Dean Peters, 952-830-0204
dean.peters@idq.com