In what McDonald’s Corp. executives and securities analysts expect to be a smooth transition, Don Thompson will succeed Jim Skinner as chief executive of McDonald’s July 1. At the time of his retirement announcement Wednesday, Skinner called Thompson, 48, “well prepared” for the role of chief executive. Skinner, 67, was named chief executive in November 2004 after former CEO Jim Cantalupo died of a heart attack in April 2004, and his successor, Charlie Bell, had to ...
Register to view this article
It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.
Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.
Attention Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now.We promise it will only take a few minutes!
Questions about your account or how to access content?