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McDonald's Corporation Corporate Governance Fact Sheet

Size of Board
 

14

Number of Independent Directors
 

13

Annual Review of Independence of Board
 

Yes

Separate Chairman and CEO
 

Yes

Independent Chairman
 

Yes

Charters for Board Committees
 

Yes

Independent Audit Committee
 

Yes

Number of Financial Experts on Audit Committee
 

3

Independent Governance Committee
 

Yes

Independent Compensation Committee
 

Yes

Compensation Consultant Independence Policy
 

Yes

Number of Board Meetings Held in FY 2014
 

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

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