PITTSBURGH — The $28 billion sale of ketchup-maker H.J. Heinz Co. closed Friday.
Bernardo Hees, formerly chief of Burger King Worldwide, became Heinz’s chief executive immediately. Mr. Hees is a partner in 3G Capital, which partnered in the acquisition with Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway.
Heinz shares no longer will be listed for trading on the New York Stock Exchange.