Meet our Executive Team

Chris Astle
Chief Executive Officer
As CEO of QSR International, Chris is a natural leader with strong entrepreneurial instincts who provides a passion for delivering practical technology solutions for customers’ business needs. With more than 20 years of executive experience within the information and business technology sector, Chris’ extensive background in global technology sales, marketing, and business development has helped grow QSR’s business by nurturing strategic partnerships and overseeing ongoing product updates that expanded NVivo’s increasing third-party integration functionality and benefits. While working for medium- and large-sized companies, including global organizations Cisco Systems and Microsoft, Chris developed a proven track record as a strategic thinker with strong management skills delivering year-over-year growth.   
Patrick Maguire
Chief Operating Officer
As COO, Patrick is accountable for the global operation of QSR’s operations department, including strategy development and key processes to deliver business growth, tactical initiatives and financial planning. As a Certified Public Accountant and A.C.M.A qualified in Management Accounting, Patrick is a valuable and highly regarded member of QSR’s senior leadership team. His impressive and longstanding career in finance and operations ensures he is a key contributor to the organization’s strategy development, continued growth and ongoing success – as well as a respected and trusted colleague. Prior to joining QSR, Patrick held a number of executive leadership positions within large corporates across the globe in Telecoms, Financial Services and FMCG businesses, including Digicel, Euronet Worldwide, Hallmark Cards, PZ Cussons and Coca-Cola HBC.
David Marks
Chief Technology Officer
David leads the way for technology in his role as CTO at QSR International, across everything from data management policies, IT security, data compliancy to future state technology requirements to grow QSR's offering and continue to provide market leading software solutions to our customers. David brings a wealth of senior management experience from his many years in executive positions at Foxtel, where he helped drive and deliver key projects and maintain high systems availability for both internal and external customers. David is an experienced IT leader, with a deep expertise in project management, customer care, billing strategy, service delivery, data strategy and IT management. With 22 years of experience in the cable and communications industries, he has built deep expertise and strong relationships with C-Suite. In previous executive roles at Foxtel, David built a wealth of knowledge in operational challenges and served as Foxtel’s Director of Information Technology. Prior to that, he led Foxtel’s customer care and billing operations, and held operational leadership roles in corporate systems management.