Corner Office – ‘Our Menu Is Very Darwinian.’ Leading McDonald’s in 2021

McDonald's global CEO Chris Kempczinski. (Photo: Lyndon French for The New York Times)
McDonald's global CEO Chris Kempczinski. (Photo: Lyndon French for The New York Times)

The New York Times
Sun, 24 Oct 2021

As chief executive of McDonald’s, Chris Kempczinski occupies one of the most powerful posts in the corporate world. There are more than 39,000 McDonald’s restaurants in 120 countries, employing some two million people. Small changes at McDonald’s have vast ripple effects, affecting supply chains, wages and consumer behavior around the globe.Yet in many of the areas where McDonald’s has outsize power, Mr. Kempczinski is proceeding cautiously.Asked in a recent interview about McDonald’s notoriously unhealthy menu, he...

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