McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries and billions of customers served each year. As the global leader in the food service industry, we have a legacy of innovation and hard work that continues to drive us. Today, we are growing with velocity and are focused on modernizing our experiences, not to make a different McDonald’s but to build a better McDonald’s. We are a people business just as much as we are a restaurant business. We strive to be the most inclusive brand on the planet by building diverse teams who create delicious, feel good moments that are easy for everyone to enjoy. Joining McDonald’s means thinking big on a daily basis and preparing for a career that can have impact around the world. We are dedicated to using our scale for good: good for people, our industry and the planet. From bold recycling initiatives and sustainable sourcing efforts to our partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities, we see every day as a chance to have a genuine impact on our customers, our people and our partners.
Board of Directors
Wendy Lewis is responsible for guiding McDonald’s Global Diversity and Inclusion efforts across all McDonald’s Corporation business functions to enrich the organization’s history and culture of opportunity, growth and economic impact within diverse communities and strategic partnerships. Her primary focus is to direct the “Diversity IS Inclusion” business strategy as the value proposition for total employee engagement for business results. She is also responsible for creating innovative and measurable strategic alliances with internal and external stakeholders and partners as well as support the pipeline development of diverse and inclusive representation within the workforce. A major development of her “Diversity IS Inclusion” business strategy is to execute the development, design and facilitation of a modern and progressive education platform that builds culturally intelligent leaders and grows McDonalds’ brand purpose, “Making delicious feel good moments easy for everyone.” Prior to joining McDonald’s, Wendy spent almost 30 years at Major League Baseball (MLB), where she developed and implemented numerous innovative and successful metric-driven strategies and initiatives throughout the League and the sports industry. She designed MLB’s Diversity Economic Impact Engagement. The “DEIE” model was developed to advance MLB’s workforce and supply chain engagement levels, league-wide. Wendy holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh and an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.
VP, Global Talent