McDonald's Internal Investigation Of Misconduct Extends Beyond Ousted CEO Steve EasterbrookMcDonald's board of directors has hired an outside law firm as part of a probe into its human resources department to determine if former CEO Steve Easterbrook, who exited abruptly in November, covered up misconduct for others in that department.
As McDonald's CEO Learned, Workplace Romance Can Be PerilousMany companies remove any gray areas by forbidding managers, especially C-suite executives, from having relationships with subordinates given the potential for favoritism or lawsuits if the relationship sours.
Second McDonald's Executive Out After CEO FiredThe Chicago-based burger giant confirmed Monday that Chief People Officer David Fairhurst has left the company, effective immediately.
McDonald's CEO Steps Down, Admits To Relationship With EmployeeMcDonald's Corporation announced Sunday that its chief executive officer has left the company after violating company policy by engaging in a consensual relationship with an employee.
McDonald's To Switch To Cage-Free Eggs Over Next DecadeThe decision to switch to cage-free eggs signals a growing sensitivity among customers to animal welfare issues. That has been fueled in part by places like Chipotle that have made animal welfare standards part of their marketing.
McDonald's To Shrink In U.S. For First Time In DecadesThe burger chain that put "supersize" into the American vernacular is slimming down: For the first time in more than 40 years, and perhaps ever, McDonald's says the number of U.S. restaurants it has is shrinking.
McDonald's To Simplify Structure, Focus On CustomersDuring a 23-minute video message posted online Monday, Easterbrook said the company's structure is too "cumbersome" and that it can no longer afford its "legacy structure."
McDonald's Names Executive Easterbrook New CEOMcDonald's Corp. on Wednesday tapped Chief Brand Officer Steve Easterbrook as its new president and CEO to succeed Don Thompson.