McDonald’s CEO fired for having a relationship with an employee

Steve Easterbrook, McDonald’s CEO

The well-known American fast-food company Mac Donald’s, founded in 1940 fired chief executive Steve Easterbrook for dating an employee. Steve Easterbrook has vast experience of working as a boss in different fast-food giants like pizza express and Wagamama, a British food chain based on Japanese cuisine. He used to work at McDonald’s since 1993, before joining pizza express as a boss in 2011.

Steve Easterbrook will be replaced by Chris Kempczinski.

Steve returned to McDonald’s in 2013 as head in the UK and northern Europe. In 2015 he was appointed as a Chief Executive at McDonald’s. Even McDonald’s cannot ignore Steve’s contribution to raising McDonald’s during his period. Mr. Easterbrook is generally credited with rejuvenating the company’s menus and cafés, by redesigning stores and utilizing better fixings. The estimation of its offers dramatically increased during his period.

McDonald also increased its delivery system capacity and establish mobile payment options within its period only. According to McDonald’s, Steve Easterbrook, a 52-year-old divorcee had violated company policy and shown poor judgment while the relationship was consensual. He will be replaced by Chris Kempczinski, most as of late leader of McDonald’s USA, with prompt impact.

Mr. Kempczinski thanked Mr. Easterbrook for his contributions, stating: “Steve brought me into McDonald’s and he was a patient and helpful mentor.”

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