McDonald’s Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim Skinner to Keynote 2008 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show

WHO:            
Jim Skinner
, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,  McDonald’s Corporation
                       
WHAT:         
Skinner will deliver the keynote address at the 2008 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show®. The NRA Show is the industry’s largest single gathering of more than 74,000 restaurant and hospitality professionals, and the number-one venue for networking, education, watching trends and building business-to-business connections and relationships.
 
DETAILS:     
Jim Skinner was elected McDonald’s Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer by McDonald’s Board of Directors in November 2004. In his previous role as Vice Chairman, Skinner had management responsibility for Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA), and Latin America, in addition to overseeing most corporate staff functions. Since the beginning of 2004, he was accountable for McDonald’s Japan Limited, McDonald’s second-largest market with nearly 4,000 restaurants. Skinner has held numerous leadership positions in his tenure with the corporation, after starting as a restaurant manager trainee in Carpentersville, Ill.

WHEN:         
Sunday, May 18, 2008

2:00 p.m.  (Doors will open at 1:30 p.m.) 
Open only to NRA Show attendees, exhibitors and registered media. Credentialed members of the media may register online at www.restaurant.org/show/media
                        
WHERE:       
Grand Ballroom, McCormick Place, Chicago