McDonald’s Corp. said Chief Operating Officer Don Thompson will take over as chief executive officer, becoming the first black CEO of the world’s largest restaurant chain, after Jim Skinner retires this year.
McDonald’s Corp.’s new chief executive officer is playing chicken with the menu.
McDonald’s Corp. is looking at potential new markets in Africa after the world’s largest restaurant chain entered a new Southeast Asian country for the first time in more than two decades.
McDonald’s Corp. Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson, defending the fast-food chain after worker protests this week, said its restaurants pay a fair wage.
McDonald’s Corp., the largest restaurant chain in the world by sales, isn’t close to having too many locations globally, Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson said.
"Consumers increasingly prefer customizable food options, dining in a contemporary, inviting atmosphere and using more convenient ways to order and pay for their meals."
- Don Thompson on Nov 10, 2014