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McDonald's European Exec to Leave Post


McDonald's Corporation announced that Denis Hennequin will resign as president of McDonald's Europe to become CEO of the Accor Hotel Group. He leaves his McDonald's position effective November 30.

As president of McDonald's Europe, Hennequin was responsible for more than 6,800 McDonald's restaurants in 39 European countries, which generated $9.3 billion in revenues for McDonald's in 2009.


Act Fast: McRib Available Until November 22

2010-11-02 For the first time since 1994, McDonald's McRib sandwich is available in all participating McDonald's restaurants nationwide until November 22.

From One Food Giant to Another: 'Thanks'


McDonald's honors Tyson Foods Inc. as its 2010 Supplier of the Year at the recent U.S. Supplier Summit, an annual gathering of key U.S. McDonald's suppliers and distributors. ...

McDonald's Signature Arches Go Green

2010-10-15 A rebuilt location in California becomes the fourth McDonald's in the nation to promote energy efficiency. ...

Old McDonald's Has a Farm

2010-10-07 No "EE-I-EE-I-O" necessary; burger giant pairs with Zynga to introduce its own farm in FarmVille.

$1 Million on the Table in McDonald's Monopoly

2010-10-06 Other prizes in this year's game include McDonald's food, a Beaches vacation, a $5,000 Walmart shopping spree, and a 2011 Ford Shelby GT500.

Global Milestone for Ronald McDonald House

2010-09-28 The 300th Ronald McDonald House opens this week in St. Louis on the campus of St. John’s Mercy Medical Center.

Are You a Man of McCafe?

2010-09-27 McDonald's is on the search along with AOL Blackvoices to find the 2011 Men of McCafe. ...

McDonald's Lines Up New Executive VP

2010-08-24 Steve Easterbrook promoted from president and CEO of McDonald's United Kingdom and president of Europe's Northern Division to McDonald's executive vice president and global chief brand officer.

Wendy's, In-N-Out Win Big in Zagat Survey

2010-08-16 Wendy's takes Top Food crown among chains with more than 5,000 units, while In-N-Out is tops in the less-than-5,000 category.