McDonald’s 1st Black CEO Don Thompson Steps Down Amid Sliding Sales

IMG_5173 Donald ‘Don’ Thompson (born 1963) is an American engineer and business executive who is the president and chief executive of the McDonald’s Corporation. He announced on January 28, 2015 that he would retire from the company and leave his position on March 1, 2015 and will be succeeded by Steve Easterbrook, the current senior executive vice president and chief brand officer.

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