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. 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.’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., the largest restaurant chain in the world by sales, isn’t close to having too many locations globally, Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson said.
McDonald’s Corp., the world’s largest restaurant chain, said same-store sales rose 1.2 percent in April as the U.S. posted its best month since October and results in Asia topped analysts’ estimates.
McDonald’s Corp. Chief Executive Officer Jim Skinner plans to retire on June 30. Don Thompson, who is currently president and chief operating officer, will succeed Skinner as CEO, the company said.
"We do have audits of our suppliers."
- Don Thompson on Jul 23, 2014