McDonald's Corporation (McDonald's) operates and franchises McDonald's restaurants. The Company's restaurants serve a locally-relevant menu of quality food and drinks sold
at various price points in over 100 countries. The Company's segments include U.S., International Lead Markets, High Growth Markets and Foundational Markets and Corporate. Of the approximately 36,525 restaurants in over 120 countries, approximately 30,080 are franchised and over 6,444 are operated by the Company. McDonald's franchised restaurants are owned and operated under various structures, including conventional franchise, developmental license or affiliate. The Company is primarily a franchisor, with over 80% of McDonald's restaurants owned and operated by independent franchisees. Under a conventional franchise arrangement, the Company owns the land and building or secures a long-term lease for the restaurant location and the franchisee pays for equipment, signs, seating and decor.
December 21, 1964
Enrique HernandezNon-Executive Chairman of the Board
Stephen EasterbrookPresident, Chief Executive Officer, Director