Chief Financial Officer
Prior to his current position, he was Vice President and Assistant Controller of McDonald’s Corporation for five years. He also spent a year as Senior Director of Investor Relations, where he was responsible for keeping investors and analysts informed and enthusiastic about McDonald’s.
Mr. Soenke’s career background also includes two years as an Internal Audit Supervisor, two years as an APMEA Finance Director, and a collective 13 years in various roles within the U.S. Business. Two key experiences within the U.S. business include five years as the Regional Controller of the former Los Angeles Region and five years as the Finance Director and then Finance Officer of the Central Division. Mr. Soenke participated in the 2005/2006 Leadership at McDonald’s Program.
Prior to working at McDonald’s he worked at Ernst & Young for four years in their audit practice. He has his undergraduate degree in accounting from North Central College.
Mr. Soenke lives in the Chicago area with his wife, Mariann, and their four children.