McDonald’s announces key changes to board of Directors

The Company also announced the election of Tony Capuano, Marriott International; Jennifer Taubert, Johnson & Johnson; and Amy Weaver, Salesforce, to the Board.
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McDonald’s Corporation has announced the retirement of Sheila A. Penrose from the McDonald’s Board of Directors.

The Company also announced the election of Tony Capuano, Marriott International; Jennifer Taubert, Johnson & Johnson; and Amy Weaver, Salesforce, to the Board.

Sheila’s retirement will be effective September 30 and the election of Tony, Jennifer and Amy takes effect October 1.

“For over 15 years, Sheila has been a deeply committed and highly valued member of our Board. We have all benefited from her thoughtful counsel, strong expertise and unwavering dedication to McDonald’s. Through her leadership of the Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Committee, Sheila has overseen McDonald’s critical progress against our ambitious climate, responsible sourcing and diversity, equity and inclusion goals, positioning us as a leader in the industry,” said Enrique Hernandez, Jr., McDonald's Chairman of the Board.

Anthony Capuano serves as CEO of Marriott International, a global hospitality company with a footprint of over 8,100 properties around the world that are home to some of the most well-known and iconic brands in travel.

Jennifer Taubert serves as Executive Vice President and Worldwide Chairman, Pharmaceuticals at Johnson & Johnson, the world’s largest and most broadly based healthcare company.

Amy Weaver currently serves as President and Chief Financial Officer of Salesforce, the leader in customer relationship management technology. A seasoned executive with extensive financial, legal and digital experience, Weaver is responsible for leading Salesforce's global finance organization.

“Sheila has been a tremendous resource for me on our Board of Directors. She’s helped to spearhead our sustainability efforts and advocated on behalf of the larger role that McDonald’s plays in communities around the world. I will miss her,” said Chris Kempczinski, McDonald's President and Chief Executive Officer by adding that at the same time, I’m excited to welcome Tony, Jennifer and Amy to McDonald’s.

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