President and CEO, McDonald’s Corp.  Our final pick for the 2013 executives to watch list stepped into the role of chief executive of the largest restaurant company in the world, McDonald’s Corp., last July. Replacing Jim Skinner, who had worked at McDonald’s for 41 years and had served as chief executive since 2004, Thompson takes the helm at a rocky time. McDonald’s faltered for the first time in years this winter, when its U.S. division posted its first ...

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