McDonald’s shifts corporate focus to local owners

By June 13, 2018 News

In an internal town hall meeting on Tuesday, McDonald’s USA President Chris Kempczinski revealed the company’s blueprint for a new “field-first” structure to prioritize restaurant owners and employees.

The company is reorganizing to “a new corporate structure to better support restaurants and franchisees in the field,” said Khim Aday, a McDonald’s spokesperson.

This means the company is leaving behind its current regional structure (where all chains in an area are headed at a few large offices)…