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Lucy Brady

    Lucy Brady
    Lucy Brady
    Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development
    With an eye toward delivering a modern, progressive customer experience and strong shareholder returns, Lucy Brady oversees strategy, planning and business development for McDonald’s. She focuses on identifying new ideas and best practices that will meet and exceed customer expectations and accelerate business growth.

    Brady brings a wealth of experience advising some of the world’s largest consumer, retail and franchise businesses. She has spent more than 20 years driving consumer-centered growth strategies and spearheading initiatives to improve business performance.

    Brady previously worked at Boston Consulting Group where she was a senior partner and an active member of the consumer and the marketing, sales and pricing practices. She was also a passionate people team leader, serving as recruiting lead in North America and a leader on the Diversity and Inclusion Council and Women@BCG teams. 

    Prior to BCG, Brady worked in brand management at General Mills and as an assistant portfolio manager at the real estate firm Trammell Crow Ventures. 

    Brady has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she finished in the top ten percent of her class. She has an undergraduate degree in finance and economics, summa cum laude, from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

    Steve Easterbrook

      Steve Easterbrook
      Steve Easterbrook
      President and Chief Executive Officer

      Steve Easterbrook has been President and CEO of the world’s largest restaurant company since 2015. Under his leadership, McDonald’s is now serving more customers, more often, enhancing their experience with contemporary innovations and a foundational commitment to running great restaurants.


      Easterbrook led McDonald’s turnaround by sparking the evolution of its company culture. McDonald’s global system of franchisees, suppliers and employees is moving with greater speed, efficiency and purpose to satisfy the rising expectations of today’s customers. Together, they’re committed to becoming a better McDonald’s across the company’s 37,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries.


      Since joining McDonald’s in 1993 as a Financial Reporting Manager in London, Easterbrook has held numerous leadership roles. He served as Global Chief Brand Officer, President of McDonald’s Europe and CEO of McDonald’s UK. Having spent time as a McDonald’s restaurant manager, he also understands how to develop company strategy that crew members and managers can execute successfully in restaurants. In addition to his more than 20 years with McDonald’s, Easterbrook briefly led two UK-based restaurant chains, PizzaExpress Limited and wagamama limited, giving him a broader industry perspective.


      Easterbrook is a Chartered Accountant and serves as a visiting fellow of the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation. He has a degree in natural sciences from Durham University, where he played cricket.