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Mcdonald's Corp (MCD.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Enrique Hernandez

63 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Stephen Easterbrook

51 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kevin Ozan

55 2015 Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Ian Borden

50 2019 President - International Developmental Licensed Markets

Joseph Erlinger

45 2019 President - International Operated Markets

Christopher Kempczinski

50 2017 President, McDonald’s USA

Daniel Henry

48 2018 Corporate Executive Vice President - Chief Information Officer

Silvia Lagnado

55 2015 Executive Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer

Jerome Krulewitch

54 2017 Corporate Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Francesca Debiase

53 2018 Corporate Executive Vice President - Worldwide Supply Chain Sustainability

David Fairhurst

50 2015 Corporate Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer

Robert Gibbs

48 2017 Corporate Executive Vice President, Global Chief Communications Officer

Catherine Hoovel

47 2016 Corporate Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

Lloyd Dean

68 2015 Independent Director

Robert Eckert

64 2003 Independent Director

Margaret Georgiadis

55 2015 Independent Director

Richard Lenny

67 2005 Independent Director

John Mulligan

53 2015 Independent Director

Sheila Penrose

73 2006 Independent Director

John Rogers

61 2003 Independent Director

Paul Walsh

63 2019 Independent Director

Miles White

64 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Enrique Hernandez

Mr. Enrique Hernandez, Jr., is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Mcdonald’s Corporation. Mr. Hernandez is the chief executive officer of a global security company and has been a director of several large public companies in various industries. In addition, Mr. Hernandez served for five years as lead director and ten years as non-executive chairman and presiding director at Nordstrom, Inc., a large publicly-traded retail company known for its customer service, providing him with significant experience in corporate governance, leadership development, succession planning and finance. Mr. Hernandez’s experience also facilitates our Board’s oversight and counsel regarding strategy and business development.

Stephen Easterbrook

Mr. Stephen J. Easterbrook is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Mcdonald’s Corporation. Mr. Easterbrook was also elected a Director of the Company effective March 2015. From May 2014 through February 2015, Mr. Easterbrook served as Corporate Senior Executive Vice President and Global Chief Brand Officer. From June 2013 through April 2014, Mr. Easterbrook served as Corporate Executive Vice President and Global Chief Brand Officer. From September 2012 through May 2013, Mr. Easterbrook served as the Chief Executive Officer of Wagamama Limited, a pan-Asian restaurant chain, and from September 2011 to September 2012, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of PizzaExpress Limited, an Italian restaurant brand. From December 2010 to September 2011, Mr. Easterbrook’s experience enables him to contribute an important Company perspective and comprehensive industry knowledge to Board discussions about the Company’s business and relationships with key constituencies and stakeholders in the McDonald’s system, including franchisees and suppliers. This experience adds to our Board’s knowledge and understanding as it oversees our global operations and strategy. Mr. Easterbrook also led two United Kingdom-based restaurant chains, giving him broader industry perspective and a deeper understanding of consumer preferences.

Kevin Ozan

Mr. Kevin M. Ozan is the Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Mcdonald’s Corporation. He has held since March 2015. From February 2008 through February 2015, Mr. Ozan served as Corporate Senior Vice President - Controller. Mr. Ozan has served the Company for 21 years.

Ian Borden

Mr. Ian Frederick Borden is the President - Foundational Markets of Mcdonald’s Corporation, a position he has held since July 2015. From January 2014 through June 2015, Mr. Borden served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer - McDonald’s Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa. Prior to that time, Mr. Borden served as Regional Vice President of Europe’s East Division from April 2011 to December 2013 and as Managing Director - McDonald’s Ukraine from December 2007 to December 2013. He has served the Company for 23 years.

Joseph Erlinger

Mr. Joseph M. Erlinger is President - International Operated Markets of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Erlinger served as President - High Growth Markets, from September 2016 through December 2018. From March 2015 to January 2017, Mr. Erlinger served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer - High Growth Markets (serving in dual roles from September 2016 through January 2017), as Managing Director of McDonald’s Korea from April 2013 to January 2016 (serving in dual roles from March 2015 through January 2016), and US Vice President - GM for the Indianapolis region from December 2010 to March 2013. He has served the Company for 17 years.

Christopher Kempczinski

Mr. Christopher J. (Chris) Kempczinski is the President, McDonald’s USA of Mcdonald’s Corporation, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Kempczinski served as Corporate Executive Vice President - Strategy, Business Development and Innovation, from October 2015 through December 2016. Mr. Kempczinski joined the Company from Kraft Heinz, a manufacturer and marketer of food and beverage products, where he most recently served as Executive Vice President of Growth Initiatives and President of Kraft International from December 2014 to September 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Kempczinski served as President of Kraft Canada from July 2012 through December 2014 and as Senior Vice President - U.S. Grocery from December 2008 to July 2012. Mr. Kempczinski has been with the Company for 3 years.

Daniel Henry

Mr. Daniel Henry is Corporate Executive Vice President - Chief Information Officer of the Company. He has Corporate Executive Vice President - Chief Information Officer, a position he has held since May 1, 2018. From October 2017 through April 2018, Mr. Henry served as Corporate Vice President - Chief Information Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Henry served as Vice President of Customer Technology and Enterprise Architecture at American Airlines from April 2012 to October 2017.

Silvia Lagnado

Ms. Silvia Lagnado is the Corporate Executive Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer of Mcdonald’s Corporation. Ms. Lagnado served as Chief Marketing Officer of Bacardi Limited, a spirits company, from September 2010 to October 2012. Prior to that, Ms. Lagnado served as Chief Marketing Officer of Bacardi Limited, a spirits company, from September 2010 to October 2012. Prior to that, Ms. Lagnado served more than 20 years in positions of increased responsibility at Unilever. Ms. Lagnado has been with the Company for 3 years.

Jerome Krulewitch

Mr. Jerome N. Krulewitch is the Corporate Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Mcdonald’s Corporation. Mr. Krulewitch is currently the Corporate Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, a position he has held since March 2017. From May 2011 until March 2017, Mr. Krulewitch served as Corporate Senior Vice President - Chief Counsel, Global Operations. Prior to that, Mr. Krulewitch was Corporate Senior Vice President - General Counsel, The Americas from September 2010 to April 2011. Mr. Krulewitch has served the Company for 17 years.

Francesca Debiase

Ms. Francesca A. Debiase is Corporate Executive Vice President - Worldwide Supply Chain Sustainability of the Company. Prior to that, Ms. DeBiase served as Corporate Senior Vice President - Worldwide Supply Chain and Sustainability, from March 2015 through March 2018. From August 2007 through February 2015, Ms. DeBiase served as Corporate Vice President - Worldwide Strategic Sourcing. Prior to that, Ms. DeBiase served as Europe Vice President - Supply Chain, from January 2006 through July 2007. Ms. DeBiase has served the Company for 27 years.

David Fairhurst

Mr. David Ogden Fairhurst is the Corporate Executive Vice President & Chief People Officer of Mcdonald’s Corporation. Mr. Fairhurst served as Corporate Senior Vice President, International Human Resources and Strategy from April 2015 to September 2015. Prior to that time, he served as Europe Vice President - Chief People Officer from January 2011 to March 2015. Mr. Fairhurst has served the Company for 13 years.

Robert Gibbs

Mr. Robert L. Gibbs is the Corporate Executive Vice President, Global Chief Communications Officer of Mcdonald’s Corporation. Mr. Gibbs joined the Company from The Incite Agency, a strategic communications advisory firm that he co-founded in 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Gibbs held several senior advisory roles in the White House, serving as the White House Press Secretary beginning in 2009, then as Senior Advisor in the 2012 re-election campaign. Mr. Gibbs has been with the Company for 4 years.

Catherine Hoovel

Ms. Catherine A. Hoovel is Corporate Vice President - Chief Accounting Officer of Mcdonald’s Corporation, a position she has held since October 2016. Ms. Hoovel served as Controller for the McDonald's restaurants owned and operated by McDonald's USA from April 2014 to September 2016. Prior to that time, Ms. Hoovel served as a Senior Director of Finance from February 2012 to April 2014 and was a Divisional Director from August 2010 to February 2012. Ms. Hoovel has served the Company for 23 years.

Lloyd Dean

Mr. Lloyd H. Dean is an Independent Director of Mcdonald’s Corporation. Mr. Dean has led significant strategic, operational and financial transformations. He brings over 25 years of leadership, management and strategy experience to our Board, which contributes an important perspective to our Board’s discussion of opportunities and challenges in a constantly changing business environment. We also benefit from Mr. Dean’s finance, systems operations, service quality and human resources, customer-centric operations and community affairs expertise.

Robert Eckert

Mr. Robert A. Eckert is an Independent Director of McDonald’s Corporation. He is currently serving as an director of Amgen Inc. and also serving as member of the board of Levi Strauss & Co. His other current directorships Amgen Inc. and Levi Strauss & Co. His former directorships (within past five years): Mattel, Inc. His career highlights includes Mattel, Inc., a designer, manufacturer and marketer of toy products : Chairman of the Board (2000–2012), Chief Executive Officer (2000–2011). Mr. Eckert’s service as a chief executive officer of large, global consumer branded and food products companies contributes to our Board’s understanding of business and product development, marketing, supply chain management and distribution, and consumer behavior. He brings experience as a senior executive of global consumer brand companies with high performance expectations. In addition, through his role on other companies’ boards of directors, Mr. Eckert has extensive experience in corporate governance, leadership development and succession planning and finance.

Margaret Georgiadis

Ms. Margaret H. Georgiadis is an Independent Director of Mcdonald’s Corporation., effective March 1, 2015. Ms. Georgiadis’ experience as a senior executive at large global businesses affords her a broad knowledge of global consumer businesses and marketing, as well as technology, digital consumer insights, e-commerce, finance, leadership, global business, and strategy and development. She has led teams that successfully have launched new products. Her knowledge in these and other areas provides critical insights to our business, particularly as our Board considers the impact of technology, digital and cybersecurity risks. Ms. Georgiadis also has over 15 years of analytical and strategic experience at McKinsey & Company, a global management and consulting firm.

Richard Lenny

Mr. Richard H. Lenny is an Independent Director of McDonald’s Corporation, since September 12, 2005. Mr. Lenny's other current directorships ConAgra Foods, Inc. and Discover Financial Services. His career highlights includes Friedman, Fleischer & Lowe, LLC, a private equity firm, Operating partner (2011–Present). The Hershey Company, a manufacturer, distributor and marketer of candy, snacks and candy-related grocery products, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer (2001–2007). Mr. Lenny’s experience as a chief executive officer of a global retail food company with a major consumer brand is an asset to our Board given his knowledge of strategy and business development, finance, marketing and consumer insights, supply chain management and distribution, sustainability and social responsibility matters. He previously served in executive-level positions with Kraft Foods, Nabisco Biscuit and Snacks and the Pillsbury Company, providing him extensive experience with major consumer brands in the food industry. He also serves as non-executive chairman of one of North America’s leading food companies and as director of Evans Food Group, a privately-held snack food manufacturer, which provides Mr. Lenny with further industry knowledge. In addition, his service as non-executive chairman of Information Resources, Inc. provides additional Board and governance experience.

John Mulligan

Mr. John J. Mulligan is an Independent Director of Mcdonald’s Corporation. His Career highlights are Target Corporation, a general merchandise retailer; Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (2015 - Present) ; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (2012 - 2015) ;Senior Vice President, Treasury, Accounting and Operations (2010 - 2012). Mr. Mulligan’s experience as a senior executive for a major consumer retailer has provided him with extensive experience in finance, global supply chain, operations, e-commerce, properties and human resources. His service at a retailer known for its focus on creating an exceptional guest experience brings customer-centric experience to our Board. In addition, his experience in digital and technology issues, including cybersecurity risk, is an important asset as our Board considers these topics and their potential impact on the Company. In addition, Mr. Mulligan’s qualification as an “audit committee financial expert” is an important attribute as our Audit & Finance Committee Chair.

Sheila Penrose

Ms. Sheila A. Penrose is an Independent Director of McDonald’s Corp., since May 25, 2006. Ms. Penrose brings to our Board extensive experience in and knowledge of investment services, banking, and real estate, all areas of significance to the Company. She is well-versed in strategy and business development, finance, and leadership development and succession planning. Ms. Penrose also has significant experience in corporate governance from her service on other boards of directors, including as non-executive chairman at Jones Lang LaSalle. In addition, Ms. Penrose co-founded the Corporate Leadership Center, which partners with leading institutions to offer programs in executive leadership development.

John Rogers

Mr. John W. Rogers, Jr., is an Independent Director of McDonald’s Corporation, since 2003. Mr. Rogers’ experience as a long-serving chief executive officer of an institutional money management firm has given him broad knowledge of finance, leadership development and succession planning, as well as strategy and business development. Mr. Rogers’ investment management knowledge also provides a unique perspective on investor relations. Mr. Rogers also brings perspective to the Company’s corporate responsibility and community affairs initiatives, and his service on other boards such as Nike, Inc. and The New York Times Company adds global, customer-centric and brand management experience.

Paul Walsh

Mr. Paul Steven Walsh is Independent Director of the Company. He is currently serves as Chairman of Compass Group PLC, a leading foodservice and support services company, a position he has held since February 2014. Walsh served as Chief Executive Officer of Diageo plc, a multinational beverage company, from 2000 to 2013, and as Chief Operating Officer in 2000. Prior to that, Walsh served as Chairman and President of The Pillsbury Company from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Walsh’s experience as chief executive officer of a large multinational corporation provides substantial corporate leadership experience, knowledge of consumer-centric companies in the food service industry and international operations experience. He also has held executive-level finance positions, including as chief financial officer of Grand Metropolitan Foods and Intercontinental Hotels. Throughout his career, Mr. Walsh has built success and growth at his companies through the deployment of effective brand marketing strategies, which brings added perspective to our Board.

Miles White

Mr. Miles D. White is an Independent Director of McDonald’s Corporation, since April 13, 2009. Mr. White has been Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Abbott Laboratories. As the long-standing chairman and chief executive officer of a global healthcare company that develops products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare, Mr. White has extensive knowledge of strategy and business development, global operations, finance, leadership development and succession planning, public policy matters and corporate governance. Abbott’s focus on developing consumer products and technologies brings customer-centric and marketing/ digital knowledge to our Board. In addition, he brings to our Board strong experience in addressing the needs of a global public company, as well as insights into our Board’s responsibility to oversee management and operations matters. As Governance Committee Chair, Mr. White leads our Board’s succession planning and director candidate selection process, and he is periodically involved in shareholder engagement.