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Global Industry: McDonald's Board Elects New CEO

Hamburg. (bm) Following the financial results of Q4 and full year 2014 (see b:eu on 2015-01-27, the Board of Directors of McDonald´s Corporation only a few days later announced that Don Thompson will retire as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors, effective March 01. The Board has elected Steve Easterbrook to replace Thompson as President and CEO. Easterbrook is a strong and experienced executive who successfully led McDonald´s United Kingdom and European business units and the Board is confident that he can effectively lead the Company to improved financial and operational performance. Other topics of the week:

Title Region Date
McDonald’s: Board Elects New Chief Executive Officer (US) Fri 01-30
McDonald’s: Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend (US) Fri 01-30
Greencore Group: Q1/2015 interim management statement (IR) Thu 01-29
J+J Snack Foods: reports Q1/2015 sales and earnings (US) Thu 01-29
NRA: Industry Enters 6th Consecutive Year of Growth (US) Thu 01-29
Bunge Limited: Appointed General Counsel (US) Thu 01-29
Post Holdings: to Acquire MOM Brands for 1.15 Billion USD (US) Wed 01-28
MOM Brands: agrees to sell company to Post Holdings (US) Wed 01-28
Barry Callebaut: inaugurates new Chocolate Academy (CH) Wed 01-28
McDonald’s: Reports Q4 And Full Year 2014 Results (US) Tue 01-27
Premier Foods: Q4/2014 Management Statement (UK) Tue 01-27
Flowers Foods: Announces Transition In Manufacturing Leadership (US) Tue 01-27
Starbucks: Delivers Record Q1 Revenue and EPS (US) Mon 01-26
Krispy Kreme: to expand in greater St. Petersburg area (US) Mon 01-26
Subway: Recognizes Bread Suppliers For Making Bread Better (US) Mon 01-26
Profile America: January is Oatmeal Month (US) Sat 01-24
CHS and Northern Partners: will form long-term agreements (US) Sat 01-24
Starbucks: Names President and Chief Operating Officer (US) Sat 01-24