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Enrique Hernandez, Jr. Chairman

Mr. Hernandez was elected Non-Executive Chairman of McDonald’s Corporation in May 2016. He has served on the Board as an independent Director since 1996 and most recently chaired the Audit Committee. Mr. Hernandez is President and Chief Executive Officer of Inter-Con Security Systems, Inc., a privately owned provider of high-end security and facility support services to government, utilities and industrial customers. He also serves as Director of Chevron Corporation and Wells Fargo & Company. He is a member of the board of trustees for the University of Notre Dame, and a member of the Harvard College Visiting and Harvard University Resources Committees and The John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation. Mr. Hernandez earned a bachelor's degree in government and economics from Harvard University and received his law degree from The Harvard Law School.

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Lloyd H. Dean

President and Chief Executive Officer of Dignity Health, a leading healthcare organization, since 2000. Director of Wells Fargo & Company. Prior to joining Dignity, Mr. Dean held leadership positions at Advocate Health Care and The Upjohn Company. Director since 2015.

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Stephen J. Easterbrook 

President and Chief Executive Officer since March 2015. Corporate Senior Executive Vice President and Global Chief Brand Officer from May 2014 through February 2015. Corporate Executive Vice President and Global Chief Brand Officer from June 2013 through April 2014. Chief Executive Officer of Wagamama Limited from September 2012 through May 2013. Chief Executive Officer of PizzaExpress Limited from September 2011 to September 2012. Prior to September 2011, Mr. Easterbrook served in a number of roles with the Company. From December 2010 to September 2011, he held the position of President, McDonald's Europe. and from September 2010 to December 2010, he served as Corporate Executive Vice President and Global Chief Brand Officer. Mr. Easterbrook served as Chief Executive Officer and President, McDonald's U .K. from April 2006 to September 2010 and was given additional responsibility as President, Northern Division. Europe from January 2007 to September 2010. Except for the period he was with Pizza Express and Wagamama, Mr. Easterbrook has been with the Company for 21 years. Director since 2015.

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Robert A. Eckert 

Operating Partner of Friedman, Fleischer & Lowe, LLC, a private equity firm, since September 2014. Non-executive Chairman of Mattel, Inc., a designer, manufacturer and marketer of toy products, during 2012. From 2000 to 2011, he was Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Mattel. Director of Amgen Inc. and Levi Strauss & Co. Director since 2003.

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Margaret H. Georgiadis

Chief Executive Officer of Mattel, Inc., a toy manufacturing company, since February 2017. Ms. Georgiadis served as President, Americas at Google Inc., a global technology company, from October 2011 to January 2017. Chief Operating Officer of Groupon, Inc., a global online local marketplace, from March 2011 to September 2011. Vice President, Global Sales Operations at Google from 2009 to 2011. Executive Vice President, Card Products and Chief Marketing Officer, Discover Financial Services, from 2004 to 2009. Director since 2015.

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Jeanne P. Jackson

Chief Executive Officer of MSP Capital, a private consulting and investment company, since August 2017 and formerly CEO from 2002 through 2009. From 2016 through July 2017, she was President and Strategic Advisor for NIKE, Inc., a designer, marketer and distributor of athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories, and previously she served as President, Product and Merchandising from 2013 to 2016 and President of Direct to Consumer from 2009 to 2013 for NIKE, Inc. Director of The Kraft-Heinz Company and Delta Air Lines Inc. Director since 1999.

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Richard H. Lenny 

Non-executive Chairman of Information Resources, Inc., a leading market research firm, since 2013. Operating Partner of Friedman, Fleischer & Lowe, LLC, a private equity firm, from 2011 to August 1, 2014, at which time he became a senior advisor. Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Hershey Company, a manufacturer, distributor and marketer of candy, snacks and candy-related grocery products, from 2001 until his retirement in 2007. Director of Conagra Brands, Inc., Discover Financial Services and Illinois Tool Works Inc. Director since 2005.

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John J. Mulligan 

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Target Corporation, a general merchandise retailer that operates in the U.S. and Canada, since September 2015. From April 2012 to September 2015, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Target. While continuing to act as CFO, Mr. Mulligan also served as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Target from May 2014 to August 2014. Prior to that time, he served as Senior Vice President, Treasury, Accounting and Operations of Target from 2010 to 2012. Director since 2015.

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Sheila A. Penrose 

Non-executive Chairman of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated, a global real estate services and investment management firm, since 2005. From 2000 to 2007, she was President of the Penrose Group, a provider of strategic advisory services on financial and organization strategies. Director since 2006.

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John W. Rogers, Jr. 

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ariel Investments, LLC, a privately held institutional money management firm, which he founded in 1983. Director of Exelon Corporation and a trustee of Ariel Investment Trust. Director since 2003.

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Miles D. White 

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Abbott Laboratories, a global healthcare company with a leading portfolio of products and technologies in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, since 1999. Director of Caterpillar, Inc. Director since 2009.

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Andrew J. McKenna Chairman Emeritus

Chairman Emeritus of McDonald’s Corporation since May 2016. Non-Executive Chairman of McDonald’s Corporation from April 2004 to May 2016. Also, Chairman Emeritus of Schwarz Supply Source, a printer, converter, producer and distributor of packaging and promotional materials. Mr. McKenna serves as a director of Ryan Specialty Group. He has served over the years on many civic, community and philanthropic boards and currently serves as a trustee of Ronald McDonald House Charities, Museum of Science and Industry (Chairman Emeritus) and University of Notre Dame (Chairman Emeritus), and as a director of Big Shoulders Fund of the Archdiocese of Chicago, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Ireland Economic Advisory Board, Lyric Opera of Chicago and United Way of Metropolitan Chicago, among others. Mr. McKenna is also the Founding Chairman of Metropolis Strategies. Director from 1991 to 2016.

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