McDonald’s: Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

Oak Brook / IL. (mdc) McDonald´s Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 0.85 USD per share of common stock payable on March 16, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 02, 2015.

Margo Georgiadis Joins McDonald´s Board of Directors

The Board of Directors also announced the appointment of Margo Georgiadis as a Director of the company. Georgiadis, 50, is President of Americas at Google, where she leads the company´s businesses in North America and Latin America.

«As we head into 2015, Margo brings unique capabilities and additional dimensions to our Board», said Andrew McKenna, McDonald´s Chairman of the Board. «We are pleased to welcome her and look forward to the insights she will bring as a Director».

Prior to her current role, Georgiadis held senior level positions at Groupon, Discover Financial Services, and McKinsey and Company. Georgiadis has extensive knowledge of technology, marketing, consumer insights, strategy and business development, and risk assessment.

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.