Advertising Age Article Abstract
McDonald's Names U.S. Chief Don Thompson President
New Position Makes Exec Front-Runner to Succeed CEO James Skinner
CHICAGO (AdAge.com) -- McDonald's Corp. has promoted Don Thompson, the head of its U.S. business, to its No. 2 post worldwide, making him the front-runner to succeed CEO James Skinner. Mr. Thompson has been named president and chief operating officer and will oversee the company's 32,000 restaurants. ...