McDonald's Corporation announced that Jano Cabrera, 41, will join the company as corporate senior vice president of U.S. communications, global media, and public relations, effective October 15.
Cabrera served as worldwide vice president at Burson-Marsteller where he advised Fortune 500 companies, governments, and nonprofit organizations, often focusing on brand protection and reputation campaigns. Prior to that, Cabrera held several senior communication positions on presidential campaigns, the White House, and in the U.S. Congress. In this newly expanded role, Cabrera will report to Robert Gibbs, global chief communications officer and executive vice president.
“Jano is an extremely talented and experienced communications expert and joins McDonald’s at the right time to help us lead the Brand forward,” Gibbs says. “I’m thrilled to have his expertise on our team as we work to strengthen our brand reputation.”
McDonald's is the world's leading global foodservice retailer with over 36,000 locations serving approximately 69 million customers in over 100 countries each day. More than 80 percent of McDonald's restaurants worldwide are owned and operated by independent local business men and women.