Corporate Governance Fact Sheet

McDonald's Corporation Corporate Governance Fact Sheet

  Size of Board 11
  Number of Independent Directors 10
  Annual Review of Independence of Board Yes
  Separate Chairman and CEO Yes
  Independent Chairman Yes
  Charters for Board Committees Yes
  Independent Audit & Finance Committee Yes
  Number of Financial Experts on Audit & Finance Committee 2
  Independent Governance Committee Yes
  Independent Compensation Committee Yes
  Compensation Consultant Independence Policy Yes
  Number of Board Meetings Held in 2016 8
  Independent Directors Hold Meetings Without Management Present Yes
  Annual Board Elections Yes
  Directors Elected by the Vote of a Majority of Votes Cast in Uncontested Elections Yes
  Annual Board and Committee Evaluations Yes
  Annual Individual Director Evaluations Yes
  Director Stock Ownership and Holding Requirements Yes
  Executive Stock Ownership and Holding Requirements Yes
  Corporate Governance Guidelines Approved by Board Yes
  Charter Poison Pill No
  Corporate Compliance Program Yes
  Standards of Business Conduct (which includes special provisions for finance professionals) Yes
  Board Orientation and Education Program Yes
  Proxy Access Bylaws Yes

Corporate Governance


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Board of Directors


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Board Committees
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Governance Principles, Policies, & Guidelines


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Board & Committee Reports


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Codes of Conduct


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Political Contributions
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Certificate of Incorporation
& By-Laws


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